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Letter, 1791 March 16, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania] to [William] Short, n.p.

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dc.contributor.author Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-10-12T18:49:24Z
dc.date.available 2011-10-12T18:49:24Z
dc.date.issued 1791-03-16 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Thomas Jefferson Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15312
dc.description.abstract Instructs Short to offer a job in the United States to the maitre d'Hotel of a Mde. de Corny if Jefferson's former servant will not make the trip; if the maitre d' will not accept the position, Jefferson commissions Short to choose someone else as he sees fit; requests a set of Giovanni Piranesi's drawings of the Pantheon in order to "render them useful in the public buildings now to be begun at Georgetown"; tells Short that the ambassadors to France and Holland have not been decided yet, but that the delay works to Short's advantage; mentions the unpopularity in the South of legislation authorizing an excise tax on liquor and a National Bank; says they might "produce a stand against the federal government"; offers investment advice to Short. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship College of William and Mary. Swem Library. Jefferson Project
dc.description.sponsorship Papers of Thomas Jefferson (Princeton University)
dc.description.sponsorship The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation
dc.language.iso eng
dc.subject Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, 1720-1778 en_US
dc.subject Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence en_US
dc.title Letter, 1791 March 16, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania] to [William] Short, n.p. en_US
dc.type text en_US
dc.identifier.collectionId Mss. 39.1 J35
dcterms.isPartOf Thomas Jefferson Papers

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