Thomas Jefferson Papers

II. Referral of the Draft to Albert Gallatin, 19 November 1802

II. Referral of the Draft to Albert Gallatin

Nov. 19. 1802.

Th:J. sends to mr Gallatin the draught of his message to Congress which he prays him to revise both as to substance & form, and to favor him with his amendments or strictures freely adhibited,1 & with as little delay as he can, because it is proposed to be submitted to each gentleman singly in the first instance, and then to a meeting, which will involve time.

RC (NHi: Gallatin Papers); addressed: “The Secretary of the Treasury”; endorsed. Not recorded in SJL. Enclosure not found.

1Preceding two words interlined.

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