Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Nathaniel Hooe, 18 November 1807

Coventry Nov. 18th. 1807

Dr Sir

It is with pleasure that Mrs Daingerfield and myself announce the receipt of yours of the 7th inst expressing a desire to continue to hire the nine negroes you have hire’d of her & her daughter, and on the same terms express’d in a letter to Lewis W. Daingerfield the 5th Sep. 1806 Mrs Daingerfield informes you with me that she has not the smallest desire to remove them, and hopes with me that you will continue to inform her as long as you have a desire to hire labourers, being satisfied with your assurances of their humane treatment by your manager

I am Sir with great Esteem

Nathl H. Hooe

MHi: Coolidge Collection.

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