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From Thomas Jefferson to Albert Gallatin, 31 December 1806

Dec. 31. 06.

I think the keeper of lighthouses should be dismissed for small degrees of remisness, because of the calamities which even these produce, & that the opinion of Colo. Newton in this case is of sufficient authority for the removal of the present keeper.

Th: Jefferson

DNA: RG 26—Light House Service.

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