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Letter, 1789 January 22, Paris, [France] to William Short, n.p.

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Author: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Abstract: Concerns letter received from Benjamin Franklin regarding his health; political news of France- representation to the Third Estate, meeting of the estates in Versailles, how the states will vote; summary of Jacques Neckar's report to the king; money Necker borrowed; King of England's insanity and bill about Prince of Wales as sole regent; list of new administration in England; political news of Russia; freezing cold weather; illness of Jefferson's daughters; Jefferson's departure to America in April; received edition of Crusca he wanted; Mr. Jean Antoine Gautier and letter to Rome; Mr. John and Mrs. Lucy Ludwell Paradise in Paris with Jefferson; also sends letter of Mr. John Rutledge, Jr.
Issued Date: 1789-01-22
Subjects: Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
George III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820
Necker, Jacques, 1732-1804
Paradise, John, 1748-1795
Paradise, Lucy Ludwell, 1751-1814
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15262
Citation: Thomas Jefferson Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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