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Letter, 1809 January 30, Newton, Massachusetts to Thomas Jefferson, Washington, [D.C.].

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Author: Prentiss, William, 1760-1815
Abstract: Residence in Washington gave him knowledge of characters inimical to administration and manner in which Cabinet secrets were disclosed; from late public letter of Mr. Canning surmises it may have been by same channel; hinted here that it was by communication to Mr. Erskine and by him to Mr. Bond; would like to communicate his knowledge to Jefferson personally; in 1803 he conveyed dispatches to Mr. Monroe; in March 1806 he delivered dispatches containing letters now under discussion; knew letter was sent to Mr. Newton; discusses politics and religion; gives A. Hill, Dr. Eustis and B. Austin as references; would accept any small employment; would communicate to Jefferson what he knows.
Issued Date: 1809-01-30
Subjects: Monroe, James, 1758-1831
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15383
Citation: Tucker-Coleman Papers: Series 2 Thomas Jefferson Correspondence, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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