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Letter, 1789 April 13, Paris, [France] to [William] Short, n.p.

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Author: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Abstract: Concerns William Short's planned route in order for Jefferson to know where to send the letters; has not received permission to depart yet; news from America; George Washington elected unanimously; John Adams elected not by unanimous vote; almost all elected officials are federalists; news from Virginia papers on deaths and estate sales; news of the King of England, the King of Prussia, the Diet of Poland, and the King of Sweden; England takes possession of land in the Indies; Marquis de Lafayette elected; two letters to John Rutledge, Jr. enclosed; soon will forward letter for the Charge des Affaires of France at Lisbon; list of Presidential electors in South Carolina; list of federal House of Representatives members from South Carolina; instructs William Short to see Mr. John Bondfield in Bordeaux.
Issued Date: 1789-04-13
Subjects: Washington, George, 1732-1799
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834
Adams, John, 1735-1826
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15271
Citation: Thomas Jefferson Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

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