Thomas Jefferson Papers

James P. Cocke to Thomas Jefferson, 29 April 1812

From James P. Cocke

Apl 29th 1812

Dear Sir,

I am conserned that every effort to procure fish for you have been inaffecttual, two has been caught but so managed that they are dead, so soon as I can command them I will advise you & then will endevour to mannage the thing better in the mean time am

Dr Sr yr friend & Hble sert

J P Cocke

RC (DLC); at foot of text: “Thos Jefferson Esr”; endorsed by TJ as received 29 Apr. 1812 and so recorded in SJL.

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