Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from James Maury, 27 May 1792

From James Maury

Liverpool, 27 May 1792. Transmitting an extract of a 27 May 1792 letter received from Joshua Johnson in London, which said: “I had one of Lord Hawsbury’s Runners with me yesterday who declares that Sir John Temple was not instructed to publish any notification and to day I have had a Message from Mr. Burgess telling me if I would call on him he would satisfy me that no such orders had been sent.”

RC (DNA: RG 59, CD); 2 p.; endorsed by TJ as received 10 July 1792 and so recorded in SJL. Another copy (missing) recorded in SJL as received 8 Aug. 1792.

Sir John Temple’s notification is discussed in note to Hammond to TJ, 11 Apr. 1792.

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