Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from James Innes, 24 April 1781

From James Innes

Camp two miles from Page’s. April 24th 1781.
7 o’Clock at night.


I have this moment arrived at this place—and shall loose no time. I beg to recieve your orders as I am Ignorant of the Situation of Richmond. I would write more explicitly but for prudential Reasons of which your Excellency will easily Concieve. I am most respectfully Yr Excellency’s most obt. Sert.,

Jas Innes

P.S. I hope to hear from you by the Dawn of Day.

RC (Vi); addressed: “On Servive His Excellency Thos Jefferson Richmond Express”; endorsed by TJ: “recd 25th. half aft. 8 [A.M.]”; also endorsed in a clerk’s hand.

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