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Letter, 1785 April 30, Paris, [France], to W[illiam] Short, St. Germain, [France].

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Author: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Abstract: Concerns a landing of a ship from New York; only a few letters come through the post office; another passenger from New York may have more letters with him; John Adams appointed minister to London; Col. William Stevens Smith appointed John Adams'secretary of legation; Rhode Island passed the Impost, allowed Congress to have power to regulate commerce for twenty-five years; New York placed duties and taxes on British imports; Jefferson has dinner plans with the Marquis and Marquise LaFayette, Mr. and Mrs. John Quincy Adams, and the Count and Countess Doradour; Col. David Humphreys is ill; Count de Doradour and John Quincy Adams will leave on the next ship; Charles Williamos will most likely not go.
Issued Date: 1785-04-30
Subjects: Adams, John, 1735-1826
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15303
Citation: Thomas Jefferson Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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