Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Peter Frailey, 31 August 1807

August 1807.


Understanding that Col. William McKennan of Washington county, Pennsylvania, is an applicant for the office of Receiver of the Land office to be established, in virtue of an Act of Congress passed at their last session, for the sale of the tract of United States lands lying between the Connecticut reserve & the United States military tract, in the State of Ohio we take the liberty of adding our recommendations in favor of his appointment, believing him, from the information we have received, to be deserving of the office & fully competent to the discharge of it’s dutie’s

P Frailey

Jos: Hiester

Matthias Richards.

John Hiester

Robert Jenkins

James Boyd

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

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