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Letter, 1801 June 5, Boston, [Massachusetts] to Thomas Jefferson, Washington [D.C.].

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Author: Low, Rufus
Abstract: Sailed to Batavia and back to New York on frigate Essex under Capt. Preble; encloses copy of letter to Mr. Stoddert, Secretary of Navy; lack of answer may have been caused by Preble's unfriendly disposition; Preble reduced wages of his apprentice, Cerville Felice; encloses cartificate to prove same; is ready to return on any ship; asks directions to be sent to Boston. [2 enclosures: Certificate of William Mumford, Dec. 29, 1800; Copy of letter of Rufus Low to Benj. Stoddert, Secretary of Navy, Dec. 29, 1801]
Issued Date: 1801-06-05
Subjects: Preble, Edward, 1761-1807
Stoddert, Benjamin, 1751-1813
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15370
Citation: Tucker-Coleman Papers: Series 2 Thomas Jefferson Correspondence, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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    The Jefferson Project was funded by the Papers of Thomas Jefferson and the Delmas Foundation to enable Swem Library to scan its Jefferson items (documents by and to Jefferson).

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