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Letter, 1787 March 29, Aix en Provence, [France] to [William] Short, n.p.

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Author: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Abstract: Concerns the map of Virginia--a copy to be given to Michel Guillaume St. John de Crévecoeur; packet from Swedish ambassador; seeds from London for Madame Adrienne Catherine de Noailles, Comtesse de Tesse, leftovers go to Monsieur Chretien Guillaume de Lamoignon de Malesherbes' hotel; William Short to send medals with letter to John Jay; Jefferson is sorry to miss Col. William Stephens Smith if he comes to Paris; Jefferson failed to see Mount Cenis; observations on sculpture, painting, architecture; language; Provencale compared to Tuscan, Parisian French, Spanish; attended a benefit program in which a famous actress performed in the style of Madame Louise Dugazon but more young and attractive and better skilled; his daughter's health; regards to friends; Marquis and Marquise de Lafayette, Philip Mazzei, Chevalier de Pio, and Michel Guillaume St. John de Crévecoeur.
Issued Date: 1787-03-29
Subjects: St. John de Crévecoeur, J. Hector, 1735-1813
Mazzei, Filippo, 1730-1816
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834
Jay, John, 1745-1829
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15248
Citation: Thomas Jefferson Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

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