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Letter, 1788 April 9, Frankfurt on the Main, [Germany] to [William] Short, n.p.

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dc.contributor.author Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-10-12T18:48:40Z
dc.date.available 2011-10-12T18:48:40Z
dc.date.issued 1788-04-09 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/10288/15261
dc.description.abstract Concerns Jefferson's trip in Germany and his planned route back to Paris through the wine country of Hocheim, Rudesheim, and Johannesberg; travels with Baron von Geismar; mentions he met in Hanau the "officers who had been stationed in Albermarle while in captivity"; praises as the "most wonderful in nature" the German postilions; muses that the area surrounding Frankfurt on the Main is the origin of many Americans and "whatever is not English among us"; compares the countryside to Maryland and Pennsylvania; alludes to his having "taken some measures too for realizing a project which I have wished to execute for 20 years past without knowing how to go about it" but says he will discuss it further with William Short when he arrives in Paris. 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 Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence en_US
dc.title Letter, 1788 April 9, Frankfurt on the Main, [Germany] to [William] Short, n.p. en_US
dc.type text en_US
dc.type.genre Letters (correspondence) en_US
dc.identifier.collectionId Mss. 39.1 J35
dcterms.isPartOf Thomas Jefferson Papers

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