Senate Chamber 20th. Feby 1805
The Bearer J. F. Dufour is one of the Swiss Emigrants who have commenced the culture of the Vine in Kentucky & on the Banks of the Ohio
He requests the honor of presenting to you a testimony of their high respect, a sample of Wines made by them last Autum at their first Vineyard in Kentucky, & will return highly gratified should the first fruits of their infant establishment be found worthy of any portion of your approbation.—
I have the honor to be Very respectfully Yo mo obt. S.
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.