Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from John Henry Sherburne, 29 June 1825

Navy Department, 29. June. 1825.

Hon’d & Respected Sir,

I have the honor of transmitting herewith, an Engraving of John Paul Jones, which I received yesterday for the embellishment of his Life, which is now, in press: my object in enclosing this engraving to you, is, to ask your opinion as to the likeness, design, &c. and if you think the facsimilie of his signature is Correct.

My great anxiety in having the Work & likeness Complete must be, my dear Sir, my apology for thus troubling you so often.

With sentiments of the highest Respect & esteem, I am Sir, Your Obt & Humb. Sert
John H. Sherburne—
Register. U.S.N.

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