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Letter to Jefferson

The following is a letter from Benjamin Banneker to Thomas Jefferson.

Banneker, Benjamin. "Letter." Letter to Thomas Jefferson. 19 Aug. 1791. The Papers of Thomas Jefferson. 6 August 1791 – 31 December 1791 ed. Vol. 22. N.p.: Charles T. Cullen. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1986. 49-54. Founders Online, National Archives. Web. 12 Mar. 2016.

What can be inferred from the author's use of "suffer" in Line 52?


He is about to undergo something unpleasant.


He is asking for tolerance or patience.


He is about to experience pain or fear.


He is at a disadvantage in the conversation.

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