Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from John Cockle, 7 October 1808

New York October 7. 1808


I pray your Excellencys Consideration to a Letter wrote you some days since; the peculiar Circumstances relative to this affair as communicated to you last Winter are such as to authorise an Expectation, that the prayer thereof ought to be granted; great distress are urged in Extenuation of this additional request.

I have the Honor to be Sir With perfect Consideration your Excellencys Most Obt & very Hble Servant

Jno Cockle

MHi: Coolidge Collection.

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