Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to George Rogers Clark, 12 October 1780

To George Rogers Clark

Richmond October 12. 1780


We have this moment learnt that there is in possession of Colo. Gibson at Fort Pitt or his Pay-master a quantity of Clothing fit for Soldiers: As Majr. Slaughter’s Corps we know is in want, and yours may possibly be, I have given Majr. Moore an Order to receive it, and deliver it to your order. I am with great respect Sir Your most obedt. humble servt,

Th: Jefferson

RC (WHi); in a clerk’s hand, with complimentary close and signature by TJ and addressed by him: “Colo. George Rogers Clarke Louisville.” Endorsed in two different hands: “Govr. Jefferson 12th Octr. 1780 Clothing for Troops.”

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