Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Law to Thomas Jefferson, 3 March 1817

From Thomas Law

Washington March 3rd 1817

Dear Sir,

I enclose to you what I deem a sine quâ non in finance—Mr Monroe is in favor of it & Mr Crawford desired the Comee on a national Currency to write to him that he might introduce it to a limited amount of five or ten Million—Mr Calhoun the Chairman promised to write, Mr Crawford replied he would be very glad of it—But Mr Calhoun never summoned the Comee on the subject—

I remain With sincere esteem Yr mt Obt st

T Law—

RC (DLC); endorsed by TJ as received 15 Mar. 1817 and so recorded in SJL. Enclosure not found.

John C. Calhoun chaired the United States House of Representatives Committee on a Uniform national currency.

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