Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Thomas Worthington, 15 October 1804

Chilicothe October 15th 1804


Since I last had the pleasure to write you Mr Baldwin has resigned the office of District attorney for this state and Mr Creighton has returned home give me leave to name this last Gentleman as a person well qualified to fill the office—Mr Creighton was raised in the same county in Virginia from which I came, (Berkeley) and has lived at this place for more than six years, I have therefore had a full oppertunity to become acquainted with his character and general depertment, It is due Mr Creighton to assure you that so far as I have been able to decide I consider him a steady industrious young man of strict integrity and who will attentively dischage the duties of district attorney I am Sir with the most sincere esteem & respect

Your obt St

T Worthington

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

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