Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to William Macarty, 19 January 1788

To William Macarty

Paris Jan. 19. 1788.


I this moment receive your favour on the subject of the China. If I understand you rightly, dishes may be had taking them in lots or nests of five in each, of different sizes; and that a lot or nest of five dishes costs 21.livre tournois In this case I would take half a dozen lots or nests, if I have not misunderstood your description of them; and would beg the favor of you to send me an half a dozen nests. If I am mistaken you will be so good as to set me right. I am with great esteem Sir Your most obedt. humble servant,

Th: Jefferson

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