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Letter, 1809 March 8, Washington, [D.C.] to [William] Short, n.p.

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Author: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Abstract: Regrets that the Senate "negatived your appointment" to the secret mission to St. Petersburg; "Riveted to the system of unentanglement with Europe," they declined the proposition; asks that Alexander I be assured of Jefferson's high opinions of his virtues; embargo worked well; instituted non-intercourse with France and England; if vessels are seized, war will probably result.
Issued Date: 1809-03-08
Subjects: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/14891
Citation: Thomas Jefferson Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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