Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Samuel Huntington, 25 December 1780

To Samuel Huntington

Richmond Decemr. 25th. 1780.


The inclosed Instructions given by me to Capt. Lockhart for conducting on the Prisoners taken at King’s Mountain, and his report, of which a Copy is also inclosed, will inform Your Excellency in what manner these Prisoners are disposed of. I have the honor to be with the highest respect Your Excellency’s most obedient and most humbl Servt,

Th: Jefferson

RC (DLC: PCC, No. 71, i); in a clerk’s hand, signed by TJ; endorsed: “Letter from gov Jefferson Decr. 25. 1780. Read Jany 29.” Enclosures: TJ to Patrick Lockhart, 8 Nov., and Lockhart’s reply, 4 Dec., both printed above under their dates.

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