Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Tench Coxe, 14 February 1799

To Tench Coxe

Thursday Feb. 14. 99.

Th: Jefferson with his compliments to mr Coxe asks the favor of an interview with him this evening. he would call on mr Coxe but thinks the chance of being alone & unobserved would be better if mr Coxe could make it convenient to come to his lodgings between 8. & 9. this evening.

RC (DLC); addressed: “Mr. Coxe”; endorsed by Coxe. Not recorded in SJL.

The interview with Coxe probably concerned the establishment of a newspaper in Philadelphia by Republicans (see TJ to Monroe, 23 Jan. 1799).

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