Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Samuel Latham Mitchill, 24 June 1807

Washington June 24. 07.

Th: Jefferson returns his thanks to Doctr. Mitchell for the Statistical Manual of New York, and is pleased with every evidence of the growth & prosperity of so important a city.   The Secretary at war would have set out this day, but for the rain now falling, to meet the Vicepresident & Colo. Williams there, to consider what works can be of any avail towards protecting that city from naval enterprizes. Th:J. salutes Dr. Mitchell with friendship & respect.

MoSHi: Bixby Collection.

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