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To Thomas Jefferson from Caesar Augustus Rodney, 15 July 1806

Philada. July 15. 1806.

Honored & Dear Sir

I cannot but express the sincere satisfaction, I feel on the appointment of an old Revolutionary officer, to a post which will render him comfortable. Genl. Shee is entitled to great credit for the purity & uniformity of his principles & conduct. He withstood persecution in the Federal reign of terror in 98’ & resisted temptation in the unfortunate struggle of 1805. in this state. From the best information I have, I believe the decided Republicans are to a man highly gratified with his appointment & I should presume, it would give satisfaction to the well disposed generally. I am with great esteem

Yours Very Sincerely

C. A. Rodney

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