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From Thomas Jefferson to Albert Gallatin, 8 December 1801

To Albert Gallatin

Dec. 8. 1801.

Dear Sir

The object of my message to the offices yesterday, was in general for such documents as were to accompany the message. those mentioned in your letter of yesterday I knew were to go afterwards, & had made the expressions future. but I did not know whether the list of offices of every kind might not be ready. however I shall express that in the future also.

Your’s affectionately

Th: Jefferson

RC (NHi: Gallatin Papers); addressed: “The Secretary of the Treasury.” Not recorded in SJL.

List of offices: the “Roll of the Officers, Civil, Military, and Naval, of the United States,” which Gallatin did not send to TJ until February 1802 (Gallatin to TJ, 12 Feb. 1802).

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