Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from George Riley, 23 November 1807

State of Maryland Montgomery County
Novm 23. 1807—

Dear Sir

Mr Benjamin G Orr an Inhabitant of this County intends to apply to you for the appointment of Marshal for the distrit of Collumbia, I can only say I have been acquainted with Mr Orr ever since he has resided in this County, I beleave him to be well quallified for Business and from his gentlemanly Conduct, towards his neighbours and the citizens of this County since his residence here, Beleave him worth your confidence

I am Sir with great respect yours

George Riley

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

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