Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Samuel Harrison Smith, 2 August 1808

[2 Aug. 1808]

Th: Jefferson salutes mr S. H. Smith with esteem, and thinks that some such paragraph as the following published in his paper, would do good.

Removal by the President.

   Pope, Collector & Inspector of the port of New Bedford in Massachusets for not using due diligence in the execution of the embargo laws. Isaiah Weston is appointed in his place.

I do not recollect Pope’s Christian name. it can be known at the office of state.

DLC: J. Henley Smith Papers.

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