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To Thomas Jefferson from John Page, 1[2] January 1792

From John Page

Philada. Jany. the 13th. [i.e. 12th] 1792

My dear Sir

The inclosed is such a Note, as with your Name on the Back of it (generally written across) will answer my Purpose and shall be no Inconvenience to you. I have now only Time to add that you have greatly obliged & relieved the Feelings of your Friend,

John Page

RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as received 12 Jan. 1792 and so recorded in SJL. Appended on separate sheet is a copy of the enclosed note entirely in TJ’s hand reading: “Philadelphia Jan. 13. 1792.—Sixty days after date I promise to pay to Thos. Jefferson Secy of State or to his order 630. Dollars at the bank of North America being for value received. John Page”; at the bottom of this note TJ added: “The above is a copy of a note I endorsed for Mr. Page to enable him to receive the money, for which consequently I am security to the bank” (N in MHi).

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