Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Clement Biddle, 9 August 1793

To Clement Biddle

Philadelphia Aug. 9. 1793.


I yesterday wrote to Mr. Hammond, Minister Plenipotentiary of Great Britain, inclosing copies of the papers in the cases of Mr. Lemaigre and Mr. Crousillet, and asking his interposition with the proper authorities in New Providence and Jamaica to obtain justice for them in the cases which were the subjects of their memorials. It will be proper for them to apply to Mr. Hammond for his letters. I am with great esteem Sir Your most obedt humble servt

Th: Jefferson

PrC (DLC); at foot of text: “Colo. Clement Biddle.” FC (Lb in DNA: RG 59, DL).

A letter from TJ to Biddle of 25 Sep. 1794, recorded in SJL, has not been found.

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