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Letter, 1787 December 28, L'Orient, [France], to Thomas Jefferson, Paris, [France].

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dc.contributor.author en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-10-12T18:49:40Z
dc.date.available 2011-10-12T18:49:40Z
dc.date.issued 1787-12-28 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Tucker-Coleman Papers: Series 2 Thomas Jefferson Correspondence, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15333
dc.description.abstract Eager to know Jefferson's expectations for the tobacco trade and the French purchasing contracts next year; they are keeping prices high on what they have stored because they hear that the farmers-general will demand very low prices for it; believes that fixed prices, especially if tied to the quality of the tobacco, will benefit the seller, who could always sell it to someone else willing to pay more; the French usually get inferior tobacco, regardless of price. 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 Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence en_US
dc.title Letter, 1787 December 28, L'Orient, [France], to Thomas Jefferson, Paris, [France]. en_US
dc.type text en_US
dc.type.genre Letters (correspondence) en_US
dc.identifier.collectionId Mss. 40 T79
dcterms.isPartOf Tucker-Coleman Papers

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