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Letter, 1801 May 25, Alexandria, [Virginia] to [Thomas Jefferson], [Washington D.C.].

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Author: Peyton, Francis
Abstract: Declines appointment of marshal for district of Potomac; comports neither with its interest nor convenience; is actively engaged in commerce; smallness of interest [salary] almost preludes idea of obtaining deputy of integrity unless he be entitled to emoluments derived from office; appreciates honor of offer.
Issued Date: 1801-05-25
Subjects: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15017
Citation: Tucker-Coleman Papers: Series 2 Thomas Jefferson Correspondence, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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