Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Benjamin Morgan, 22 November 1804

November 22nd. 1804.

To the President of the United States

We the Subscribers Merchants &c. of the City of New Orleans, well knowing the integrity & abilities of Mr. Andrew Porter Junior. Acting as Inspector & Surveyer of the Port of New Orleans & having Witnessed his faithfull discharge of the duties of his Office for a long time past. Recommend him as a Person proper to be appointed Inspector & Surveyor of the Port of New Orleans.

Benj Morgan

and 36 other signatures

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

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