Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from James Webb, 14 February 1807

Washington Feby. 14 1807


Having understood that an appropriation is made in the House of representatives to furnish the left wing of the Capitol. I take the liberty of offering myself to your notice tho not doubting had you the ordering of it you would think of me. as with much gratitude I remmember your goodness to me when the furniture was to be made for the presidents house. you was so kind as to give me work to do without asking for which as likwise the recommendation of Mr. Vanzandt and other obligations. I take this opportunity to return my most gratefull thanks. I hope I have so conductd. myself as still to merit your goodness.— should, Furniture be wanted for the capitol and you should not have the ordering of it I have to solicit the favor you would so condesend as to recommend me to those who has the management of it.

I am Sir Yr. most Oblidged and Gratfull Sevt.

James Webb

PS: I shall take the liberty of waiting on you in person

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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