Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Wilson Cary Nicholas, 23 March 1808

Washington March 23d. 1808

Dear Sir

At the request of several of the most respectable people of Kentucky I take the liberty to mention Mr. Fortunatus Cosby, as a person every way qualified to fill the Office of Judge in the Indiana territory I am informed Mr. Cosby is a most respectable man and a good lawyer. I am not not myself acquainted with this gentn. Mr. Pope, can give you full information of his character and qualifications, and I am sure will take pleasure in doing it if he is called upon

I am with the greatest respect, your hum. Serv.

W. C. Nicholas

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

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