Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Benjamin Morgan, 27 August 1807

New Orleans Augt 27th 1807


Your letter of the 18th Ulto enclosing me a Commission to Act as Secretary of this Territory reached me this Morning—The Communications from Governor Claiborne which must have reached you Shortly After the date of your letter will releive your Anxiety for the State of this Territory and render it unnecessary for me to Accept of the Appointment—

I am with much respect your Most Obt Hble Servant

Benja Morgan

duplicate Via Tennessee reached me by same mail

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

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