Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Edward Stevens, 11 May 1793

From Edward Stevens

Alexandria 11th May 1793

Dear Sir

Your favour of the 18th. Ulto. was delivered to me three or four days agoe, And at a time, Just as I was seting out on a Tour through part of my Survey upon publick business; But so soon as I return home your request shall be complied with, as far as it Lays in my Power, For in Genl. Gates defeat, I was unfortunate enough to loose all my Baggage and Papers. I am with great esteem Dear Sir your very hum: Servt

edward stevens

RC (MoSHi: Bixby Collection); endorsed by TJ as received 16 May 1793 and so recorded in SJL.

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