Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from James Mercer, [before 23 October] 1779

From James Mercer

[Before 23 October] 1779

Mr. Mercer’s most respectfull Compliments wait on the Governor. The Auditors say that the inclos’d order must have his Name to it before they can issue a Warrant on the treasurer. Mr. Mercer begs pardon for troubling him.

RC (Vi); without date. Addressed: “His Excelly Thos Jefferson.” Docketed in a clerk’s hand: “James Mercer £150, Octobr. 23d. 1779. On Account”; and in another hand, “Delegate in Congress.” TJ used the bottom of the page for his reply. Enclosure not found.

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