Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Timothy Bloodworth, 18 January 1806

Wilmington January 18th 1806—

Dear Sir

Presuming on Youre former Indulgence I take the liberty of Introducing to Youre Acquaintance the Navel Officer of this Port Mr Carleton Walker, a Gentleman of Respectability, Correct in his Manners, & impres’d with a Due sens of Honor. free from those fashionable vices, that too often Tarnish the Charecter of a Gentleman, Mr Walker proceeds to the Cittey of Washington on Business, accompanied by Mr. John Burgovin, a Young Gentleman of Property, & Much Esteem’d by all who have the pleasure of his Acquaintance.

Pleas to Excuse the freedom of Recommendation, & Believe me to be with Utmost sincerity, under Infinite obligations, Dear Sir,

Youre Obedient Humble Servant.

Timothy Bloodworth

MHi: Coolidge Collection.

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