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Letter, 1785 May 02, Paris, [France] to [William Short], St. Germain, [France].

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dc.contributor.author Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-10-12T18:48:11Z
dc.date.available 2011-10-12T18:48:11Z
dc.date.issued 1785-05-02 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/10288/15204
dc.description.abstract Concerns Jefferson's appointment as minister to France; permission for Benjamin Franklin to return to America and for Jefferson to take his place as minister to France; no secretary of legation has been appointed; Jefferson predicts Col. David Humphreys will be named in that capacity; Smith is secretary of legation for John Adams to London; a bill of the Caisse d'escomte for two hundred livres enclosed in letter; received letters from America; the system of Congress not yet decided; John Francis Mercer married to Miss Sophia Sprigg; Jefferson has not heard from James Monroe in months; William Short should arrive soon; Col. David Humphreys is well; John Quincy Adams leaves for New York and Count de Doradour will accompany him to Virginia. 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 Adams, John, 1735-1826 en_US
dc.subject Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 en_US
dc.subject Monroe, James, 1758-1831 en_US
dc.subject Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence en_US
dc.title Letter, 1785 May 02, Paris, [France] to [William Short], St. Germain, [France]. en_US
dc.type text en_US
dc.identifier.collectionId Mss. 39.1 J35
dcterms.isPartOf Thomas Jefferson Papers

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