Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Thomas Worthington, 18 September 1804

Chilicothe Sepr 18th 1804


Some time since I informed you that I expected Mr Baldwin district attorney for Ohio would resign that office & took the liberty of naming Mr William Creighton as his successor It is now certain Mr Baldwin will make his resignation as he is a candidate for our Assembly and must resign before the day of election If Sir You have no other character in view for that office besides Mr Creighton may I ask the favour of you to suspend the appointment untill I have the pleasure to write you again—Mr Creighton is now in Virga this with some other circumstances compels me to make this Request I have the honour to be with Sincere wishes for your health & happiness

Your Obt St

T Worthington

DNA: RG 59—LAR—Letters of Application and Recommendation.

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