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From Thomas Jefferson to Thomas Mann Randolph, 22 December 1807

Tuesday Dec. 22. 07. 3. P.M.

Th: J to TMR.

I have this moment signed the bill for a general embargo on all American vessels. it passed by 82. against 44. the latter were one half Federalists, ¼ of the little band, the other fourth of republicans happening to take up mistaken views of the subject. my love to all our dear family & affectionate salutations to yourself.

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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