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To Thomas Jefferson from Albert Gallatin, 13 October 1808

[on or before 13 Oct. 1808]

The facts as here stated I believe to be true. The restriction not being made by Law could only be given in the shape of a recommendation or rather in a negative form, by saying that where the cargo did not exceed 1/6th I did not perceive any danger. Mr M’Culloch has gone beyond it & Mr Symmes has not

A. G.

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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