Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Horatio Gates, 8 February 1781

From Horatio Gates

Berkeley County, 8 Feb. 1781. Letter introducing James McAlister, county commissioner and issuing commissary in “this Districkt,” who waits on TJ for “Directions in regard to His Future Conduct.” Gates recommends him as “a good and Faithfull Servant of The Public.”

RC (NHi); addressed and endorsed.

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