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Letter, 1790 August 12, New York, [New York] to [William] Short, n.p.

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dc.contributor.author Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-10-12T18:48:06Z
dc.date.available 2011-10-12T18:48:06Z
dc.date.issued 1790-08-12 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Thomas Jefferson Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15195
dc.description.abstract Concerns a request for forty dozen bottles of wine to be sent from France to President George Washington; Jefferson wants William Short to procure the bottles of wine from "M. Dorsay's vineyard at Ay opposite to Epernay in Champagne;" Monsieur Louis was Monsieur Dorsay's "homme d'Affaires" when Jefferson bought the last of Dorsay's wine in 1783; suggests that William Short write to Monsieur Louis; the wine is to be non-sparkling or "non-mousseux"; Jefferson will send the money for the wine shortly; the wine should not ship while the weather is hot; it should arrive in Philadelphia before spring; it will be in bottles; Short should ask for the best wine and if it is good enough Jefferson will order it annually from Dorsay. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship College of William and Mary. Swem Library. Jefferson Project
dc.description.sponsorship Papers of Thomas Jefferson (Princeton University)
dc.description.sponsorship The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation
dc.language.iso eng
dc.subject Washington, George, 1732-1799 en_US
dc.subject Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence en_US
dc.title Letter, 1790 August 12, New York, [New York] to [William] Short, n.p. en_US
dc.type text en_US
dc.identifier.collectionId Mss. 39.1 J35
dcterms.isPartOf Thomas Jefferson Papers

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