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Letter, 1791 April 17, Bennington, [Vermont] to Thomas Jefferson, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania].

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Author: MacKay, Samuel
Abstract: Turns to Jefferson for help in his misfortunes; recognizes Jefferson as a philanthropist, republican, patron of the arts, and a friend of France; he seeks employment suited to his education and meager talents and hopes to promote better relations between France and the United States by serving as a French teacher in Philadelphia; he hopes the introductions he brings will help him procure twenty or thirty students to instruct for three to four hours a day; money earned from this work will also allow him to pursue his own studies.
Issued Date: 1792-04-17
Subjects: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15320
Citation: Tucker-Coleman Papers: Series 2 Thomas Jefferson Correspondence, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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