Thomas Jefferson Papers

Robert Smith to Thomas Jefferson, 4 June 1810

From Robert Smith

Department of State 4th June 1810.


I have had the Honor to receive your Letter of the 30th Ult. and in compliance with the request it contains I have now the pleasure to send you such of the Papers in this Office relative to the Batture, as can be prepared in time for the Mail of today. The residue shall be forwarded by the next Mail.

With Sentiments of the Highest Respect I have the Honor to be Sir Your Most Obt Sert

R Smith

RC (DLC); in John Graham’s hand, signed by Smith; at foot of text: “Thomas Jefferson Esqr”; endorsed by TJ as received 6 June 1810 and so recorded in SJL.

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