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To Thomas Jefferson from Meriwether Lewis, 27 April 1803

From Meriwether Lewis

Lancaster Aprile 27th. 1803.

Sir,

Mr. Joseph Ellicott, being about to visit the City of Washington I have taken the liberty of introducing him to your acquaintance—he is a brother of Mr. Andrew Ellicott, your old friend and acquaintance of this place; a judge, and resident of the western part of the State of New York—he is a good republican, and a man of good information and reputation.—

I am with much respect Your Obt. & very Humble Sert.

M. Lewis.

RC (DLC); at foot of text: “The President of the United States”; endorsed by TJ. Recorded in SJL as received 30 Apr.

Andrew Ellicott’s brother joseph was the land agent of the Holland Land Company (Vol. 32:549n; Vol. 38:344n).

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