Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Ambrose Vasse, 15 December 1792

To Ambrose Vasse

Philadelphia Dec. 15. 1792.


The Secretary of the Treasury has handed on to me a letter from you complaining of the nonacceptance of some bills drawn by the government of St. Domingo to pay for property of yours. Tho’ I am apprehensive it will not be in my power to procure you a prompt relief, yet the sooner it is taken up, the sooner it will be obtained. If you do me the honor to call on me any morning convenient to yourself, I shall be ready to confer with you on the subject in order to consider what best can be done in the case. I am Sir your very humble servt

Th: Jefferson

PrC (DLC); at foot of text: “Mr. Ambrose Vasse. mercht. 8. S. Water str.” FC (Lb in DNA: RG 360, DL).

For further information on the complaint of Vasse, a Philadelphia merchant, see Hamilton to TJ, 14 Dec. 1792.

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