Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Thomas Mann Randolph, 20 February 1807

on or before 20 Feb. 1807

Dear Sir,

The Christian name of Leake is Walter. I hardly ever knew a man whose judgement and integrity I would be more willing to pledge myself for. He will not be a Candidate for Congress I know and I believe not for the Legislature again. His circumstances render this appointment not only an act of justice to his merits but of humanity.

With truly affectionate attachment yr. &c.

Tho: M. Randolph

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

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