Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Conrad Hanse, 9 October 1801

From Conrad Hanse

Philadelphia October 9th 1801

Dear Sir

At the tim your Coachman Cald for your Chariot he informed me that the Links of the Ames of the wheel horse Harness apeard to Short and prest the Collars to Close to the Horses necks I then told him I wold have a pair of Longer wons made and sende them on as sune as poseble I hope those In Closed will Answer better then them that whent ferst with the Harness

I am with Respect your Huml Servent

Conrad Hanse

RC (MHi); at foot of text: “Thomas Jefferson Esq. President of the United Stats;” endorsed by TJ as received 12 Oct. and so recorded in SJL.

Ames: “hames” (OED description begins J. A. Simpson and E. S. C. Weiner, eds., The Oxford English Dictionary, Oxford, 1989, 20 vols. description ends ).

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