Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Hugh O’Connors, 29 January 1806

New york Front Street No. 125 Jany. 29th. 1806

Please your Excellency

I took this Liberty of addressing you twice from Baltimore, and once from Philedelphia, the subject of them letters you are already in Possession of—so that I need say no more now on the Buisness but there is an old saying that Silen[. . .] is Consent Which I hope is the Case [. . .]jure Respecting the Requests I have made, and if you Comply as I have already mentioned to you I will procure you the first recommendations in this City, mr. Mumford the Member of Congress knows me, should you Incline to serve me you might Enquire of him respecting my Character, my acquaintance with mr. Clinton is as only slight two Days only at Philedelphia last year as I already mentioned to you—I hope now you will take my Situation into your serious Consideration and that You will order me an answer as soon as Convent. to you. I am with Respect your Excellencys most obedt. servant

Hugh OConnors

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

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