Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Gabriel Duvall, 20 December 1806

Dec. 20. 06.

Th: Jefferson presents his compliments to mr Duval & returns him the inclosed, possessing a similar one. Th:J. knew at the time that the act passed the H. of R. by surprise, was a bad one, & a mere intrigue to turn Stanley out. could mr Duval better dispose of the within than by giving it to mr Giles?


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