Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Thomas Mann Randolph, Jr., 1 October 1792

From Thomas Mann Randolph, Jr.

Monticello Oct: 1. 1792.

Dear Sir

Upon examining the Set of Buffon which you gave me in consequence of your kind offer to endeavor to procure in Paris the deficient volumes I find that the 15. des Oiseaux and the same of the Histoire1

[On verso:]

Sept. 28. M.O. Th. 46. Large White frost. f.
E. 56. f.
29. M. 51. f.
30. M. 50. f. Looming most remarkable
E. 68.  f.
Oct. 1. M. 65.  f. Horizon much obscured by vapor.

RC (MHi); fragment with Diary in Randolph’s hand on verso; endorsed by TJ as received on 9 Oct. 1792 and so recorded in SJL.

TJ ordered the deficient volumes in his letter to Jean François Froullé of 10 Oct. 1792.

1Remainder of letter missing.

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