Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Joseph Nourse, 25 October 1807

Oct. 25. 07.

Th: Jefferson presents his compliments to mr Nourse and returns him the letter of mrs Aitkin. having only the nomination of the higher officers of the government, & they that of all under them, he has never interposed in what is their own right of employing whom they chuse, & the rather as they are responsible for them. he salutes Mr. Nourse with respect.

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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