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Thomas Jefferson’s Notes on a Conversation with Nathaniel H. Hooe, 6 January 1812

Notes on a Conversation with Nathaniel H. Hooe

1812. Jan. 6. memm. mr Hooe offd me Tom for 450. D I offered him that sum paiable at 2. annual instalments, which he declined. I told him that at half cash & half on 12. mo. credit I would give but 400.D.

MS (MHi); entirely in TJ’s hand; on address leaf of Hooe to TJ, 10 Sept. 1811.

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