Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Lehré to Thomas Jefferson, 29 August 1812

From Thomas Lehré

Columbia (So C:) 29th Augt 1812.
In the Senate Chamber 12 oClock.

Dear Sir

I am happy to inform you that our Senate, also have this moment adopted, unanimously the address & resolutions, a Copy of which I sent you yesterday. The President of the Senate, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, are directed to transmit Copies of the same to the President without delay.

I feel highly grateful at the conduct of both Branches of our Legislature on the occasion.

I am Dear Sir Yours truly

Tho: Lehré

RC (DLC); at foot of text: “Tho: Jefferson late P. of the U. S.”; endorsed by TJ as received 18 Sept. 1812 and so recorded in SJL.

The president of the South Carolina Senate and speaker of its House of Representatives were Samuel Warren and John Geddes, respectively.

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