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Letter, 1790 September 6, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania] to [William] Short, n.p.

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Author: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Abstract: Jefferson departs for Virginia; President George Washington departs for Mount Vernon; financial arrangements to pay for George Washington's wine ordered from France; Washington forgot to leave money to pay for wine; Jefferson does not have the money to pay for Washington's wine; wants William Short to draw money for the wine from the bank in Amsterdam; President George Washington will send money when he returns in December; Jefferson also wants to place an order for wine at the cost of 550 livres; letter to Joseph Fenwick about payment of the wine; the new Constitution of Pennsylvania has passed; dispute between Robert Morris and Thomas Mifflin over governor of Pennsylvania; Robert Morris declined and Arthur St. Clair will run against Thomas Mifflin instead; hopes that William Short successfully completes his business in Amsterdam in order to make a good name for himself; leaves letter and money with Mr. James Brown to send to Short.
Issued Date: 1790-09-06
Subjects: Washington, George, 1732-1799
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15245
Citation: Thomas Jefferson Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

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