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To Thomas Jefferson from Henry Dearborn, 24 December 1808

24 Dec 1808

Sir, the enclosed letter is from an intelligent Capt. who would not write as he does on slight suspicions.


H. Dearborn

Dec. 24. 08.

I have communicated the inclosed to the Secretaries of the Treasy. & Navy, & you will see their answers. will you be so good as to give whatever orders you think equal to the case, within your department. you know the position of the place & resources better than I do.

Affectte. salutns

Th: Jefferson

PHi: Daniel Parker Papers.

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