Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from John McQueen, 6 October 1797

From John McQueen

St. Augustine Et. Florida 6th Octr. 1797.


By Captain Forrester I take the liberty of sending you a barrel of Oranges which I pray you to receive as a small acknowledgment for the civilities you were pleased to confer on me in the Year eighty six when I had the honour of seeing you at Paris. Am Sir With the highest respect Your most obliged and respectful servt.

John Mcqueen

RC (ViW); at foot of text: “Mr Jefferson”; endorsed by TJ as received 13 Dec. 1797 and so recorded in SJL.

The civilities you were pleased to confer on me: see TJ to McQueen, 16 Jan. 1786.

Index Entries