Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Robert Smith, 9 February 1806

[9 Feb 1806]


The Hornet to be commanded by Capt Dent is the vessel that is to take the despatches. To accomadate Mr Gallatin New-York is the port whence she is to sail.

The enclosed Afflicting letter compells me to leave Washington abruptly—I have left at my office all necessary instructions.

Yr St

Rt Smith

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