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Letter, 1790 April 6, New York, [New York], to William Short, n.p.

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Author: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Abstract: Instructions for making of a clock like one stolen from his study; list of items to be purchased; books to be purchased including Abbe Brotier's Tacitus, Buffon's works, the works of the King of Prussia, the Encyclopie and Encyclopedie ancienne; housekeeping tasks to be accomplished; items to be packed; servants to be dismissed and their wages paid; items to be sent from Paris to Havre and then to New York.
Issued Date: 1790-04-06
Subjects: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
Tacitus, Cornelius
Buffon, Georges Louis Leclerc, comte de, 1707-1788
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15305
Citation: Thomas Jefferson Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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