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Letter, 1791 January 24, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania] to [William] Short, n.p.

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Author: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Abstract: Received some of his furniture, which is in good condition; hopes his servant will come to work for him in the United States and tells Short how much to offer him for a salary; decides to accept as a matter of protocol the gifts of the French government officials Jean Francois de Tolozan and Francois Pierre de Sequeville; instructs Short to discreetly sell the presents from Tolozan and Sequeville to finance Jefferson's gifts; encourages Short to return to the United States so as to advance his political career.
Issued Date: 1791-01-24
Subjects: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15331
Citation: Thomas Jefferson Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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