Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Pierce Butler, 2 December 1791

To Pierce Butler

Dec. 2. 1791.

Th: Jefferson presents his compliments to Mr. Butler, and incloses him the rough draughts of resolutions, believing Mr. Butler can better settle according to his own mind the manner of furnishing the money, either from his own reflection or on consultation with the Secy. of the Treasury.

PrC (DLC). Entry in SJPL reads:
“[Dec.] 2.Th:J. to Pierce Butler:

draught of Resolution of Senate for ransom and peace with Barbary.
do. of both houses.”

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