Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Daniel Elliot, 12 December 1805

Machias 12th Decemr. 1805


You will be informed by the contents of the inclosed Recommendation the Wishes of my Republican Neighbors, in the quarter where I reside, Also, of Some of my Friends of the Town of Boston; Should it meet your approbation to appoint me to the office of Collector at the Port of Machias, Depend on it, that I Shall endeavor to fill the office with that integrity it requires—

I am Sir Your Excellency’s most obt. Humble Servt.

Daniel Elliot

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

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