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Letter from Thomas Jefferson, Washington, to Gen. Thomas Sumpter, October 22, 1802

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Identifier: D04310

Title: Letter from Thomas Jefferson, Washington, to Gen. Thomas Sumpter, October 22, 1802

Description: States that his son-in-law, Thomas M. Randolph, is contemplating the establishment of a cotton plantation in Georgia, and proposes to take some of his slaves as well. Jefferson wants to know if South Carolina, which prohibits the importation of slaves, will allow Randolph to pass through with his slaves.

Rights: NoC-US

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Dates: 1802-10-22

Type(s): Letter

Maker/Creator: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

Subjects: Plantations
Slavery

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