Thomas Jefferson Papers

Benjamin Morgan to Thomas Jefferson, 18 July 1820

From Benjamin Morgan

Philada July 18th 1820

Dear Sir

Since writing you under date of the 12th Instant I have seen two Gentlemen just arrived from NO who Assure me that the Christian name of the Mr Bostwick who failed there1 a few years ago was John and they further state that his failure was a disreputable one having left the country without dividing anything among his Creditors—

I am with much respect & esteem Your most O S

Benja Morgan

RC (MHi); between dateline and salutation: “Thomas Jefferson Esqr”; endorsed by TJ as received 23 July 1820 and so recorded in SJL.

no: “New Orleans.” o s: “Obedient Servant.”

1Word interlined.

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