Thomas Jefferson Papers
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Lafayette to Thomas Jefferson, 25 February 1814

From Lafayette

La grange febury 25h1 1814

My dear friend

This Letter will Be delivered By Mr Jullien a Citizen distinguished By His Litterary and political knowledge as well as By His patriotic Sentiments. He Has Been for a Long time employ’d in the Commissariat and offices of the military department and Has particularly Applied His Studies to the Line of education. Being desirous to visit the U. S., altho’ He is not on the lists of proscription, He will Be Highly gratified By this introduction to you, my dear friend. I know you will Be Satisfied with His information and principles. Most truly and affectionately



RC (MH); addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Esq Monticelo State of Virginia.” Not recorded in SJL and probably never received by TJ.

1First digit reworked from “1.”

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  • Jefferson, Thomas; Correspondence; letters of introduction to search
  • Jullien, Marc Antoine; introduced by Lafayette search
  • Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, marquis de; introduces M. A. Jullien search
  • Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, marquis de; letters from search
  • patronage; letters of application and recommendation to TJ search