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Letter, 1785 October 18, Richmond, [Virginia], to Thomas Jefferson, n.p.

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Author: Ross, David
Abstract: Cover letter and proposal from a group of Virginia tobacco traders led by David Ross, offering to supply France's Farmers General with tobacco and asking whether Jefferson could help facilitate the transaction; the proposal outlines the terms of an agreement, which would be an annual purchase in lieu of a set contract due to volatile market conditions.
Issued Date: 1785-10-18
Subjects: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/14812
Citation: Tucker-Coleman Papers: Series 2 Thomas Jefferson Correspondence, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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    The Jefferson Project was funded by the Papers of Thomas Jefferson and the Delmas Foundation to enable Swem Library to scan its Jefferson items (documents by and to Jefferson).

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