Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Jacob Wagner, 4 January 1808

[4 Jan. 1808]

A counter post—to Kingston if it can be made sufficiently safe, seems to be a natural provision for the case. But ought not the State of N.Y. to turn its attention to such a call from its exposed Citizens, & to co-operate at least in arming them? Few States are probably more able to do it.

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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