Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Andrew Moore, 10 August 1801 [i.e. September 1801]

From Andrew Moore

Rockbridge Cy. Augt. [i.e. Sep.] 10th. 1801


I receiv’d your Letter Informing me of the Marshals Commission being forwarded for me to Staunton—Within a few days past I however was Inform’d of it—And have taken the Oath requir’d—The returns of the Census were so imperfectly made—That I have been constantly employ’d in Correcting Errors—And have not been able to form a Genl. return before this day—Which I have forwarded by Post

I am Sir With Respt & Estm Yours &c

Andrew Moore

The Amount in this district Including Negroes is 282,368

RC (ViW); at foot of text: “Thos Jefferson Esq President of the U: States”; endorsed by TJ as received 15 Sep. and so recorded in SJL.

Your letter: TJ to Andrew Moore, 9 Aug. 1801.

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