Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to the Georgia Delegates in Congress, 27 December 1786

To the Georgia Delegates in Congress

Paris Dec. 27. 1786.


I am now to acknolege the honour of your letter of Aug. 21. and to thank you for the attention you were so good as to shew to my application. I delivered a copy of your letter to the Count de Vergennes, who appeared satisfied. I had before been assured by a gentleman from Georgia that Genl. Oglethorpe had no possessions there. This however had only authorised me to suggest it as a [possibility.]

I have the honor to be with sentiments of the most perfect esteem and respect Gentlemen your most obedient & most humble servant,

Th: Jefferson

PrC (DLC). The Gentleman From Georgia may have been John McQueen.

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