Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from William Shippen, 17 April 1805

17 Apr 1805

Dear Sir,

I have known Major Penrose a long time—believe him to be a good republican—a man of considerable talents, a man of integrity & polite manners & think him qualified for the place he solicits.

I am Dr. Sir with sentiment of Respect Your obed Servt

W. Shippen

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

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