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Letter, 1787 May 01, Nice, [France] to [William Short], n.p.

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Author: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Abstract: Concerns Jefferson's departure from Nice to Marseilles; important letter that must get to John Jay; detailed instructions for William Short on how to get letter to John Jay, including names of several persons to be trusted as couriers: Monsieur de Crévecoeur, Monsieur Andre Limozin; Monsieur Le Couteulx; Jefferson was sea-sick and then very tired as he rode through the Alps; regards to his daughter; requests that any letters be sent to Nantes.
Issued Date: 1787-05-01
Subjects: St. John de Crévecoeur, J. Hector, 1735-1813
Jay, John, 1745-1829
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15300
http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15300
Citation: Thomas Jefferson Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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