Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Johann Friedrich Specht, 23 August 1780

From Johann Friedrich Specht

Irvin’s House [i.e., Colle, Albemarle co., Va.], 23 Aug. 1780. Acknowledges TJ’s letter of 12 Apr., received 14 May. TJ’s previous kindness in forwarding letters to Generals Phillips and Riedesel emboldens him to ask once more that the enclosed letters be sent. Names of addressees and nature of enclosures not identified.

RC (DLC); 1 p.; in a clerk’s hand, signed “JF Specht Brig: Gener.” TJ’s letter to Specht, here acknowledged, has not been found.

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