Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to James Monroe, 5 October 1818

To James Monroe

Oct. 5. 18.

Th:J. to the President

[. . .] Amant Spreafico, of Nice, to be Consul of that place instead of Victor Adolphus Sasserno deceased.

The above is the name of the person at Nice who wishes to be our Consul. he is a very respectable merchant of the place, was connected in the commerce of Sasserno the father, was left guardian of Sasserno the son, the late Consul, and still I believe continues in the same firm & business. affectte salutations.

RC (DNA: RG 59, MLR); salutation beneath horizontal rule; dateline at foot of text; one word illegible due to tight archival binding; addressed: “The President of the United States Highland”; endorsed by Monroe: “The person recommended in case the other is dead.” Not recorded in SJL.

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