Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Thomas Sim Lee, 3 August 1780

From Thomas Sim Lee

Annapolis, 3 Aug. 1780. Is informed that Stephen Mister, under indictment for high treason in Maryland, has escaped to Virginia, where he is confined to stand trial for treason against Virginia. Should the prisoner be acquitted in Virginia, it is requested that he be delivered for trial in Maryland. A transcript of the record is enclosed under seal.

FC (MdAA); 2 p. Enclosure not found, but see TJ’s reply, 15 Aug. 1780.

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