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Letter, 1791 July 28, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania] to [William Short], n.p.

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Author: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Abstract: Acknowledges receipt of the items he requested of Short the previous year, including George Washington's wine; advises Short on what he should and should not charge while on diplomatic missions; no new ambassadors will be appointed until Congress reconvenes; notes that Thomas Paine's pamphlet [The Rights of Man?] "has been published and read with general applause here"; informs Short that it was attacked, though, by those who wish a reconciliation with England, which is not the opinion of the general public; vanilla is scarce in Philadelphia.
Issued Date: 1791-07-28
Subjects: Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15260
Citation: Thomas Jefferson Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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