Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from John Shee, 16 December 1806

Philadelphia 16th. December 1806


The Philadelphia republican militia Legion, have by aproceeding as honorable to their principles, and their public Spirit; as it is grateful to me, and auspicious to the American Nation; requested of me, as their commandant; to tender to the President of the United States; the proffer of their public and effective services on any duty, which the public interests and safety may require. With sentements of the utmost, respect

I am Sir Your obedient humble Servant

John Shee Major General, 1st. division

of Pennsylvania Militia.

Commandant of the PM. Legion

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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