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To Thomas Jefferson from Albert Gallatin, 15 February 1809

15 Feb. 1809

Van Pradelles register is dead

Persons recommended

Grymes dist. atty. with 600 dollars only

Robertson Secy. 2000 dollars & Commr.

Johnson—

Lewis judge & Commisr.

     

I think that Grymes is entitled to the preference; for if Robertson be appointed & Grymes made Commr. in his place, it will be a mere temporary appointmt. and Robertson would have two better permanent offices. The Register & Dist. Atty. united offices will be only 1100 dollars.

A. G.

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

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