Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Samuel Clarke, 2 September 1790

From Samuel Clarke

Philadelphia, 2 Sep. 1790. Encloses a letter from Captain Nathaniel Cutting that will most probably advise TJ of a keg of seed rice he was given charge of by Cutting at St. Marc. At Captain Pultey’s request he has lodged the rice here with the merchants James & Shoemaker subject to TJ’s order.

RC (MHi); 1 p.; at foot of text: “Honorable Mr Jefferson”; endorsed by TJ as received 6 Sep. 1790 and so recorded in SJL. Enclosure: Nathaniel Cutting to TJ, 6 July 1790.

Samuel Clarke was a board merchant at 40 North Fifth Street in Philadelphia (Clement Biddle, The Philadelphia Directory [Philadelphia, 1791], 22).

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