Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Benjamin G. Orr, 9 December 1807

Washington 9th. Decr 1807.


In addition to other letters of recommendation which Doctor Jones did me the honor to forward to you I take the liberty of inclosing one from Several of the Citizens of this County.—The Signers are few in number tho of respectable Standing, & coud easily have been increased had not the interest of many been preengaged by earlier Solicitating & that of the federal character alienated from me by the active opposition I have given to the election of Mr Key.

I will presume to occupy your time no longer on this Subject, aware of the important concerns that engage it; further than to assure you of the Sincere respect with which I have the

to be Yr. mo Obedt Servant

Benj Grayson Orr

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

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