Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Jonathan Robinson, 29 December 1807

Washington Decr 29th 1807


Understanding that a vacancy has taken place in the Office of a Judge in the Michigan Territory we take the liberty of recommending the Honble James Witherell of the State of Vermont as a suitable person for filling said vacancy in his own State he has for some years discharged the duties of a Judge with satisfaction to the publick & credit to himself is a man of fair Character & a firm friend to the Constitution & Govt of his Country

Jona Robinson

James Fisk

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

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