Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Albert Gallatin, 25 June 1807

Washington June 25. 07. 5 H—30’ P.M.

Dear Sir

I am sorry to be obliged to hasten your return to this place, & pray that it may be without a moment’s avoidable delay.    the capture of the Chesapeak by a British ship of war renders it necessary to have all our council together. the mail is closing. Affectionate salutations.

Th: Jefferson

NHi: Papers of Albert Gallatin.

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