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Recovering Three Captured Negro Men

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CollectionLibrary of Congress: Thomas Jefferson Papers view image
Document Information
Date April 28, 1793
Author Name Thomas Jefferson (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Beverley Randolph (primary)
Summary Jefferson discusses three Negro men that have been captured by Indians and whether or not they can be recovered. He observes that it is not a question of whether they are slave or free but whether they shall remain among the savages or in the country of their birth or connections. Mr. Innes is willing to meet any reasonable expense that will attend their recovery.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Partially illegible.
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Related Persons/Groups Beverly Randolph; Thomas Jefferson; Mr. Innes; Negroes; savages; prisoners; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Kickapon; Eel River; ;
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