Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from William Bache, 21 November 1804

Philadelphia November 21st. 1804

Dear Sir

The Consulate at Genoa being vacant by the death of Mr. Goetzius I beg leave to remind you of an application on a former occasion for that office in favor of Mr. Peter Kuhn Junr. of this city a gentleman who is calculated to give satisfaction to government if appointed I would not intrude on your time on this occasion were it not from the double motive of recalling your attention to a friend who will make a usefull officer, and of serving him.

I am with sincere respect your much obliged friend

W. Bache

DNA: RG 59—LAR—Letters of Application and Recommendation.

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