Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Samuel Smith, 13 February 1806

13 Feb. 1806


The Writer of the inclosed letter to me, Coll. William Lowry, is an excellent Tactition, has devoted much of his time to his Regiment—He has for Some time Acted as Deputy Naval Officer for the Port of Balto. in which place he has rendered Satisfaction, he has been regularly bred to Commerce—is a Man of Strict Intigrity—he has resided some time at New Orleans, & is Acquainted with the Manners & Clime—If a Vacancy Should Offer, a better Man Cannot be procured for the Naval Office—I have the honor to be—

Your Obedt Serv

S. Smith

My Brother’s Daughter was much better yesterday Morning

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

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