Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from William Johnson, Jr., 25 May 1805

Charleston May 25. 1805.


Mr. Lehre the Gentleman who will have the honor of delivering this having under taken a Tour to the Northward and proposing to pay his Respects to you at Montecello I have taken the Liberty to furnish him with this introductory Letter. I have the Pleasure Sir to assure you that this Gentleman has been an active and useful promoter of the Republican Interest in our Country from its earliest Revival; and on This Account as well as his other public Services possesses a respectable Rank in the Confidence of his Fellow Citizens.

With the most profound respect. Sir I remain Your very hle Sevt.

Wllm. Johnson Jr

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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