Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Robert Montgomery, 26 May 1787

From Robert Montgomery

Alicante, 26 May 1787. Wrote by the last post and enclosed a letter from Lamb, “who is Yet in Quarantine.” A vessel arrived at Carthagena from Algiers last week brought news of the Dey’s death and the continuance of the plague. Has no other news except that he has been told that “the Cecession of hostillities with Napoles has not been Very Strictly attended to on the Side of the Pirates.”

RC (DLC); 2 p.; endorsed. Recorded in SJL as received 11 June 1787.

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