Letter, 1818 December 31, Monticello, [Albemarle County, Virginia] to James Riley, n.p.


Letter, 1818 December 31, Monticello, [Albemarle County, Virginia] to James Riley, n.p.

Correspondence with [James] Simpson commenced in Feb. 1793 while secretary of state and must have closed at end of year when self retired from that office; correspondence will be in papers of secretary of state; remembers Simpson as consul of Morocco; mentions salary.

1 p. on 1 leaf ; 25 cm. x 21 cm.


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Riley, James, 1777-1840

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