Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from James Sloan, 18 October 1807

Newton October 18. 1807

Esteemed Freind

I am informed that Charles Killgore Esqr. who kept the land office in Cincinnatti Departed this life on the 3d. Inst., and haveing a son settled there who was the companion and particular freind of the deceased (,Inferior to none in attatchment to thy administration of our Democratic government) Encouraged by my knowledge in some Instances of thy favours being conferred upon unfortunate sufferers, I beg the favour of thee in case the vacancy is not supplyed Ere this comes to hand, to permit me to make a verbal communication on the subjeck when I arrive at washington which I hope will be the last of this week—Thy complyance will be gratefully acknowledged by thy affectionate freind

James Sloan

N.B. I have received accounts which (altho not official) I beleive may be relied on, by which it appears that the Election in our State has terminated more favourabe to our Interest than at any former period

J. S.

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

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