Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Joseph Anderson, 5 March 1805

George Town 5th March 1805

Dear Sir

Desireous of affording you any information which may be in my power Relative to proper Charecters for the appointments you will Recently have to make in the Louisiana Country—I take leave to mention the name of George Duffield—he has been Regularly bread to the Bar, at which he holds a respectable Standing—he is a man much esteemd by his fellow Citizens—on account of his Talents integrety—and amiableness of manners—I Understand he has been taught—and Speaks the french Language—on my arrival at Greenville in Tennessee—Where Mr Duffield resides—I will Write you more fully—upon the Subject—I am with Sentiments of Very great respect and Esteem—in great haste being Just about to start

Your Mo Ob Servt

Jos: Anderson

John Rhea

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

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