Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Thomas Sumter, Sr., 24 December 1805

24h Decemr 1805—

Mr. Sumter Presents his respects to Mr. Jefferson. Acknowledges the receipt of his note of the 19h. Int—& informs him, that agreably thereto he has had, a Conference With the Gentlemen theren Named—the result of Which is—that in their opinion Paul Hamilton Simn. Teus.—Majr. Warley, or Peter Freeneau, are either of them, Well quallified & fit Persons, to fill the office of the person, about to be removd.—but Should a more Specifick Sitution be more agreable one Will be promptly made—

Paul Hamilton is the present Govr. of the State

Mr. Teus is Casher of the State Bank—

Majr. Warley. State Treasr—

Mr. Freneau. Editor of the City Gazette—

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

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