From Nathaniel Macon
Washington 18 Decr. 1801
I this morning received the enclosed. Mr. Blount is the half brother of the late Wm. Blount, and of Col. Thomas Blount. He is I beleive a man of respectability.—I have never heard any thing against him—He went from Carolina to Tennessee when a young man, & has lived there ever since
I am Sir with highest respect yr. most obt. sert.
RC (MHi); endorsed by TJ as received 18 Dec. and so recorded in SJL. Enclosure: Willie Blount to TJ, 14 Nov. 1801.