Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from John Boyle, 5 March 1808

House of Representatives March the 5th 1808

Dear Sir

Since I had the pleasure of seeing you I have received the inclosed letter together with several others from respectable characters in Kentucky recommending in strong terms Mr Wickliff as a fit person to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of Mr Bibb—I present Mr Clays letter to you because you are acquainted with him personally & know his capacity to judge of the fitness of Mr Wickliff to perform the duties of the office of Attorny

With Sentiments of the highest respect & esteem I have the honour to be your obt. St

John Boyle

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

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