Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Joseph Dean, 5 December 1807

Alexa. Decr. 5th. 1807


Being informed by Mr Robert Moss that Coll. Danl. C. Brent the present Marshal of the District of Columbia is about to Resign that appointment and that he is an applicant. with due Respect I have taken the liberty to State that he is a Gentleman of Integrity and Respectability in my estimation well Qualifyed to fill that office. haveing acted as Deputy Marshal for some time past with Honor to himself and the general approbation of the Community

I am with great respect Your Obt. Sert

Joseph Dean

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

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