Thomas Jefferson Papers

IV. Secretary of State to Thomas Auldjo, 24 February 1791

IV. Secretary of State to Thomas Auldjo

Philadelphia February 24th. 1791


The President of the United States desirous of accommodating his views to the convenience of the British Government, has determined to change the Port of your nomination as Vice-Consul for the United States, and to substitute Poole instead of Cowes. I have now the Honor of enclosing you the Commission, and of expressing to you the Sentiments of perfect esteem with which I am Sir Your most obedient & most humble Servant

PrC (DLC); in Remsen’s hand. Not recorded in SJL.

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