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    Thomas Jefferson Letter Signed to Governor George Clinton. One page, 7.75" x 9.5", New York; April 15, 1790. Addressed to George Clinton, the Governor of New York, while Jefferson was the first Secretary of State. The letter reads in full: "I have the honor of sending you herein inclosed [sic] two copies duly authenticated of the Act to promote the progress of useful Arts, and of being with sentiments of the most perfect respect." Boldly signed, "Th. Jefferson." The integral leaf is docketed in George Clinton's hand and reads: "Letter from the Secry of the United States inclosing an Act."

    Condition: Pencil notations on recto and verso. Lightly toned with some minor soiling. Smoothed folds.


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    May, 2021
    19th Wednesday
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