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Letter, 1787 June 1, Nantes, [France] to [William] Short, St. Germain, [France].

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Author: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Abstract: Concerns letters received from Short and Col. William Stephens Smith; Jefferson's return letter to Smith in care of Mr. William Carmichael; Jefferson left Mr. Thomas Barclay at Bordeaux; Jefferson bets Thomas Barclay a bottle of burgundy that Jefferson will reach Paris before Barclay; hopes to be in Paris by the 11th because neither Mr. Burrill Cairnes and Mr. Zachariah Loreilhe are present; enclosed letter from Jefferson's daughter Martha about her recovery from illness; Jefferson wants to hear about her health soon; Jefferson inquires about the health of his servant, Espagnol; Jefferson worries that Espagnol may feel neglected because Jefferson carried another servant with him during his trip.
Issued Date: 1787-06-01
Subjects: Randolph, Martha Jefferson, 1772-1836
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/14860
Citation: Thomas Jefferson Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

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