Thomas Jefferson Papers

Memorandum from John Brown and John Breckinridge, 3 May 1802

Memorandum from John Brown and John Breckinridge

John Rowan
Daniel Weisger
John Inston
} of Frankfort
James Morrison
John A. Seitz
John Bradford
} of Lexington

We think the above Gentn. will be proper persons to be appointed as Commrs of Bankruptcy in the State of Kentucky. May 3rd 1802.

J Brown
John Breckinridge

MS (DNA: RG 59, LAR); in Breckinridge’s hand, signed by Breckinridge and Brown; endorsed by TJ as received 3 May and “Commrs. bkrptcy” and so recorded in SJL.

On 12 June, TJ appointed the six men recommended by the Kentucky senators as bankruptcy commissioners for the state (National Intelligencer, 11 June 1802; Appendix I; Appendix II, List 2).

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