Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Ebenezer Hazard, 13 November 1791

To Ebenezer Hazard

Nov. 13. 1791.

Th: Jefferson sends to Mr. Hazard the papers he spoke of. He presumes Mr. Hazard has a copy of the grant to Ld. Fairfax, an important paper to Virginia. If he has not Th:J. has the substance of it faithfully extracted. He will thank Mr. Hazard to return such of these papers as he shall not print.

RC (PHi). Not recorded in SJL.

The papers TJ was sending—which unfortunately cannot be further identified—were intended for Hazard’s famous Historical Collections; consisting of State papers, and other authentic documents; intended as materials for an history of the United States of America, 2 vols. (Philadelphia, 1792–1794).

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