Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to George Washington, 11 June 1780

To George Washington

Richmond June 11th. 1780.


Since sealing the within to your Excellency I received a letter from Govr. Rutlege of which the inclosed is an extract. As it will correct and supply some parts of my letter I do myself the honor of transmitting it, and of again subscribing myself, Your Excellency’s most obedt. servt.,

Th: Jefferson

RC (DLC: Washington Papers); endorsed: “Extract of a letter from Govr. Rutledge.” Tr (DLC: TJ Papers). Enclosures: (1) TJ to Washington, same date, preceding; (2) extract of John Rutledge’s letter to TJ, 2 June 1780, q.v.

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