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To Thomas Jefferson from Thomas Paine, 14 November 1805

N Rochelle (N.Y) Novr. 14. ’05

Thomas Paine’s compliments to Mr. Jefferson desires to be enformed if he received a letter from him beginning as follows—“I write you this letter entirely on my own account, and I begin it without ceremony.”—The letter then speakes of a Motion made in the Virginia legislature for making an acknowlegement to Thomas Paine for his services during the revolution—

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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