Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, 19 June 1801

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George Wythe had asked Thomas Jefferson in a previous letter to get in contact with an officer who owed money to a freed woman that lives with Wythe. Wythe lets Jefferson know that the officer's brother has paid off the debt.

"Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, 19 June 1801." Image from the Library of Congress, The Thomas Jefferson Papers.

Letter text

G.Wythe to Th' Jefferson.

I took the liberty, my dear sir, some weeks ago, to ask the favor of you to put me in the way of getting from an officer, at a distant post, some money which he owed to a freed woman living with me. his brother hath this day agreed to discharge the debt. i hope you had no trouble about it. farewell. 19 jun, 1801.

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