Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Vachel Dorsey, 27 January 1808

Washington Missisippi Territory Janry 27th 1808


perceving that The Appointment of a Marshall for this Territory Must Shortly take place have to Solicit, to be Considerd a Candidate for that Appointment

I have thought it Unnessary to precure a Recommendation from this territory as Genrl. S Smith of Maryland and Our Representative Mr Poindexter can give you every Information Necessary

I am Sir With Respect Your Hm Srt &C.

Vachel Dorsey

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

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