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Joseph Dougherty to Thomas Jefferson, 5 May 1810

From Joseph Dougherty

Washington May1 5th–10

Dear sir

This moment the President requests me to go below Alexa for four merino sheep, a ewe and ram for yourself and the same for him:

I have just time before I go to let you know that I am ready and willing to render you any services in my power and will wait your instructions—

your Humble servt

Jos Dougherty

RC (DLC); endorsed by TJ as received 9 May 1810 and so recorded in SJL.

1Dougherty here canceled “6.”

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