Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Pseudonym: "A Friend to the Constitution", 6 December 1804

Philadelphia December 6th 1804

Most hournourd Sir

This Comes from A Stranger but A Friend You Must that there is a plot formed to Murder you— before the Next Election A band of hardy fellows have Joind to do it they Are to have ten thousand Dollars if they Succeed in the Attempt they are to Carry daggers and pistols I have been invited to Join them but would Rather Suffer Death I Advise you to take Care and be cautious how you Walk about as some of the assasins are already in Washington—

A friend to the Constitution

NB You must Excuse me not Mentioning the Men—

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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