Apr. 16. 23.
you a copy of a letter I have recd from mr Oldam pecifying the charges he means to alledge against you. I can do no more at present than to furnish copy . on my return from Bedford measures for recieving the evidence which shall be on both sides. it can only be however such as will voluntarily offer, at your respective requests; as the visitors having no judiciary authority, can issue no compulsory process for witnesses. *Accept the assurance of my esteem & respect
*in the mean time I have requested mr Oldam to name the individuals alluded to in his 2d 3d & 4th charges, without which they do not sufficiently specify the cases for which you are to prepare your evidence.
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.