Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from George C. Fox & Sons, 10 November 1790

From George C. Fox & Sons

Falmouth 10 Novem 1790

Esteemed Friend

The enclosed Letter from our Friends James Mackensie & Co. came under our [cove]r and was immediately sent to the Agent’s [offi]ce, but our Clerk informing us that it [wa]s much torn thro’ an accident to the Mail, We ordered it to be taken out again, to put it under Cover, not Knowing its Consequence which we hope Thee wilt approve.

We take the Freedom to tender thee our best Services at this port and if we can at any Time be useful in forwarding thy Letters from hence, or in serving any of thy Friends who may come This way, it will give us great pleasure to obey thy Commands, being very Respectfully Thy assured Friends,

Geo C Fox & Sons

RC (DNA: RG 59, CD); at foot of text: “Thomas Jefferson New York”; slightly mutilated. Enclosure: Auldjo to TJ, 4 Nov. 1790 and its enclosure. See note, Johnson to TJ, 15 Nov. 1790.

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