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Letter, 1785 August 28, Amsterdam, [The Netherlands], to Thomas Jefferson, [Paris, France].

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Author: Short, William, 1759-1849
Abstract: Reports that many in Amsterdam attribute the city's alleged decline to its commerce with America and that country's recent independence; worries about the implications of that sentiment; comments on the curiosities (including an aloe vera plant, a church organ, ship models, and a copy of the first book printed by Laurens Koster) that can be found in Leiden and Haarlem.
Issued Date: 1785-08-28
Subjects: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/14846
Citation: Tucker-Coleman Papers: Series 2 Thomas Jefferson Correspondence, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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