Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Peter Delabigarre, 18 October 1790

From Peter Delabigarre

Red Hook landing Octbr. 18th 1790.


Being an american and citizen of the state of New-York by purchasing a landed estate Here, I pray you to be so kind as to deliver to me a passeport to go to Angland and france where I am wanted to sell the remainder of my property there and Bring all Back in my adoptive country. I shall be very obliged to you to direct the said passeport to Messrs. John and Nich. Roosevelt, Meaden lane, N. York, as soon as possible; my passage Being taken on board of the British packet next to sail. I Remain with the Greatest Respect, Sir, Your most obedient & humble Servant,

Peter Delabigarre Esqr

RC (DNA: RG 59, MLR); endorsed by TJ as received 22 Nov. 1790 and so recorded in SJL.

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