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Richard Rush to Thomas Jefferson, 20 October 1815

From Richard Rush

Washington October 20. 1815.

R. Rush presents his compliments to Mr Jefferson, and begs he will do him the honor to accept the little pamphlet herewith sent.

RC (MHi); dateline at foot of text; addressed: “Mr Jefferson”; endorsed by TJ as received 25 Oct. 1815 and so recorded in SJL. Enclosure: Rush, American Jurisprudence, written and published at Washington, being a few reflections suggested on reading “Wheaton on Captures” (Washington, 1815; Poor, Jefferson’s Library description begins Nathaniel P. Poor, Catalogue. President Jefferson’s Library, 1829 description ends , 10 [no. 593]).

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