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[[George Wythe]] says that Peter Tinsley, the brother of the officer that owes money to a freed woman living with Wythe, is worried that the letter Wythe sent on [[Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, 19 June 1801| June 19]] may cause [[Thomas Jefferson| Jefferson]] to have an unfavorable impression of Captain Tinsley.  Wythe says that he does not know of any conduct that would support such suspicions and was unable to find out anything else when questioning Peter Tinsley.  He does not know of anyone beside Jefferson that might be able to help him get the information necessary to obtain the payment for the servant.
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[[File:WytheToJefferson1801July31p1.jpg|right|thumb|300px|<p>"Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, July 31, 1801, p. 1." Image from the [http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mtj.mtjbib010372 Library of Congress,] ''The Thomas Jefferson Papers.'']</p>]]
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==Letter text==
 
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[[George Wythe|G' Wythe]] to [[Thomas Jefferson|Th' Jefferson]]
  
[[File:WytheToJefferson1801July31p1.jpg|right|thumb|300px|<p>"Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, July 31, 1801, p. 1." Image from the [http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mtj.mtjbib010372 Library of Congress,] ''The Thomas Jefferson Papers.'']</p>]]
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Peter Tinsley, the brother of the officer, concerning a demand against whom i took the liberty to write a [[Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, 19 June 1801|letter]] to thee not long since, apprehends, that the letter may make some impression thy mind unfavourable to the officer, and may produce a suspicion in others of some unjustifiable conduct in captain Tinsley. this i write for the purpose of declaring that i know of no such conduct; and that i could not learn, after inquirie, where he was, and knew not to whom,  
 
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Go. Wythe to Th. Jefferson<br />
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Peter Tinsley, the brother of the officer, concerning a demand against whom i took the liberty to write a [[Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, 19 June 1801|letter]] to thee not long since, apprehends, in that the letter may make some impression thy mind unfavourable to the officer, and may produce a suspicion in others of some unjustifiable conduct in captain Tinsley. This i write for the purpose of declaring that i know of no such conduct; and that i could not learn, after inquire, where he was, and knew not to whom, <br />
 
  
 
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[[File:WytheToJeffersonJuly311801p2.jpg|right|thumb|300px|<p>"Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, July 31, 1801, p. 2." Image from the [http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mtj.mtjbib010372 Library of Congress,] ''The Thomas Jefferson Papers.'']</p>]]
 
[[File:WytheToJeffersonJuly311801p2.jpg|right|thumb|300px|<p>"Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, July 31, 1801, p. 2." Image from the [http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mtj.mtjbib010372 Library of Congress,] ''The Thomas Jefferson Papers.'']</p>]]
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whom, beside thyself, i could applie for information in what manner i might hope to obtain paiment of a demand on behalf of an old servant. farewell. 31 of july, 1801.
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Whom, beside thyself, i could applie for information in what manner i might hope to obtain paiment of a demand on behalf of an old servant. farewell. 31 of july, 1801
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==See also==
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*[[Thomas Jefferson to Wythe, 23 June 1801]]
  
 
[[Category:Letters from Wythe]]
 
[[Category:Letters from Wythe]]
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[[Category:Letters and Papers]]

Latest revision as of 16:28, 10 March 2018

George Wythe says that Peter Tinsley, the brother of the officer that owes money to a freed woman living with Wythe, is worried that the letter Wythe sent on June 19 may cause Jefferson to have an unfavorable impression of Captain Tinsley. Wythe says that he does not know of any conduct that would support such suspicions and was unable to find out anything else when questioning Peter Tinsley. He does not know of anyone beside Jefferson that might be able to help him get the information necessary to obtain the payment for the servant.

"Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, July 31, 1801, p. 1." Image from the Library of Congress, The Thomas Jefferson Papers.]

Letter text

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G' Wythe to Th' Jefferson

Peter Tinsley, the brother of the officer, concerning a demand against whom i took the liberty to write a letter to thee not long since, apprehends, that the letter may make some impression thy mind unfavourable to the officer, and may produce a suspicion in others of some unjustifiable conduct in captain Tinsley. this i write for the purpose of declaring that i know of no such conduct; and that i could not learn, after inquirie, where he was, and knew not to whom,

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"Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, July 31, 1801, p. 2." Image from the Library of Congress, The Thomas Jefferson Papers.]

whom, beside thyself, i could applie for information in what manner i might hope to obtain paiment of a demand on behalf of an old servant. farewell. 31 of july, 1801.

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