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Letter, 1789 January 18, [Paris, France] to Tho[ma]s Russell-Greaves, n.p.

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Author: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Abstract: Has received Russell- Greaves' letters; the winter has been very cold in France, but Nice has been fine; suggests that Russell-Greaves will prefer Naples to Rome because of his health; encloses a letter of recommendation to Mr. Stephen (Etienne) Cathalan, Jr. who is the agent in Marseilles; Jefferson knows no one in Naples but does have a friend from Naples in Paris with whom he will send letters; suggests that Russell-Greaves join William Short and John Rutledge, Jr. in Naples; there is no recent news from America; eleven states have ratified the Constitution; hopes to hear from Russell-Greaves soon, particularly about his health; Jefferson plans to return to America in April and will be in Boston later in the year.
Issued Date: 1789-01-18
Subjects: Cathalan, Stephen
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15328
Citation: Tucker-Coleman Papers: Series 2 Thomas Jefferson Correspondence, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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