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Letter, 1789 September 16, Paris, [France], to [James] Maurice, [L'Orient, France].

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Author: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Abstract: Thanks Maurice for his help; informs Maurice that his baggage has already been shipped to Le Havre; if Captain Calizt's ship was going to Virginia instead of Philadelphia he would have taken it, but the overland trip would have been too difficult for his family; he will go with Captain Calizt immediately if Calizt will drop him off in Hampton or Norfolk; if Calizt agrees, Jefferson wants Maurice to inform him that Jefferson needs three "masters births [berths]" for himself and his two daughters and berths for two servants, one man and one woman; wants Maurice to inform him of Calizt's answer about letting the Jeffersons off in Virginia and the price of the voyage as soon as possible; if it works out, Jefferson will be in L'Orient on October 4th; thanks Maurice for his help.
Issued Date: 1789-09-16
Subjects: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/14984
Citation: Tucker-Coleman Papers: Series 2 Thomas Jefferson Correspondence, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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