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Letter, 1790 August 31, New York, [New York] to [William] Short, n.p.

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Author: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Abstract: William Short placed in charge of important financial business in Amsterdam; he must go there for the next three months; he will find out more information from the Secretary of the Treasury; the Marquis de Lafayette will take over William Short's affairs in Paris; if Short feels he is needed in Paris he must go there by express and return to Amsterdam as soon as possible; if Short thinks it is necessary he can appoint a secretary in Paris with whom he will communicate and pay 4,000 livres a year; if Short does not think a secretary is necessary he does not have to appoint one.
Issued Date: 1790-08-31
Subjects: Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15324
Citation: Thomas Jefferson Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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