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To Thomas Jefferson from James McCracken, 2 March 1809

March the 2d 1809


I am Now in a Deplorable way as I Cannot Get my Business Done by Congress As they have A Greate Multiplicity of Bisiness on hand and I am A Revelusionory Soldier for they United States of America and my Native home Is one Hundred miles from this place on the Upper part of this State and I Derire to Return to take Care of my Mother as she is Now in her Eighty six year but is in A Deplarable way having No money To take me home I Humbly Solicit the feaver of your Paceloney to let me have A trifel of money Sir I Remain with Due Respect your most Humble and Obedien Servt

James McCracken

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