Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Friederich Johann Jacobsen, 20 September 1805

Altona the 20 Sept: 1805

Your Excellency

The inclosed essay to collect the Principles of the english & french Prize courts for the neutral Commerce & to advise means & ways to get better terms in future days for the neutral Flag I do myself the honour to sent Your Excellency as a free Tribut to Your Virtues, Wisdom & Talents of which America enjoys the Blessings & the whole civilized World admires the Excistance.

May Providence long grant you the most happiest carrieer a mortal can enjoy. This The sincere wish of Your Excellencys Most humble Servant

F J Jacobsen

CSmH: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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