Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to David Gelston, 6 July 1807

Washington July 6. 07.


After writing the within it occurred that the Vice President might have left New York. I therefore think it best to inclose it open to you for perusal, & to desire you to do immediately what is therein desired to be done by you, & then seal & have the letter delivered to the V. President, saying nothing of it’s contents to any other person. I pray you to lose not a moment in taking & forwarding the affidavits lest our vessel should be gone. I salute you with esteem & respect.

Th: Jefferson

MHi: Coolidge Collection.

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