Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Robert Smith, 10 October 1808

[on or after 10 Oct. 1808]

Th:J. to mr Smith

you will percieve by the inclosed letter, that the young man who writes it (enlisted among the marines is far above that condn. [. . .] Genl Dearborn can state to you particular facts & considerations which would [. . .] recommend a discharge, or I will do it vivâ voce as may be most to your convenience Affectte salutns

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