Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Marmaduke Williams, 30 June 1806

Caswell County N Carolina
June 30. 1806—


I take the liberty of recommending to the President of the United States Capt. Abner Weatherly of Guilford County as a proper person to act as Marshal for this State—

I have understood that Mr West the Marshal, has or intends to Send on, his resignation, and from the long acquaintance I have had with Capt Weatherly, I think he is a person well qualified, to discharge the duties of that office—he has acted as Sheriff for the County of Guilford, upwards of ten years and has given general Satisfaction—he is a young man much respected by all his acquaintances, and I have the highest confidence, in him, as a man of integrity—

If the President Should think proper to honor him with the appointment, I make no doubt, but he will discharge the duties of a Marshal, with propriety—You will therefore, please to lay this, before the President—

I am Sir with respect Yours &C &C

Mduke Williams

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

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