Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Thomas Sumter, Sr., 31 October 1807

Washington Oct. 31. 07

Dear General

We are in want of a judge for the District of Orleans in the room of mr Sprigg who has resigned. mr Waddy Thompson of your state has been named to me as a suitable character to be appointed. will you be so kind as to favor me with your opinion on that subject? I need not add that I shall consider it as entirely confidential. I salute you with great friendship & respect.

Th: Jefferson

MoSHi: Bixby Collection.

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