Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from C. W. F. Dumas, 10 May 1785

From C. W. F. Dumas

The Hague, 10 May 1785. Mr. Koopman, a young man of Utrecht, has consulted him about settling as a planter in Georgia or South Carolina; Dumas has promised in turn to consult TJ on the matter and requests TJ’s advice and an early reply to the questions enclosed. Sends compliments on TJ’s appointment to succeed Franklin and asks TJ’s address.

RC (DLC); 1 p.; in French; at head of text: “à Son Excellence Mr. Jepherson, Min. Pl. des Et. Un.” FC (Dumas Letter Book, Rijksarchief, The Hague; Photostats in DLC); lacks postscript of RC. Recorded in SJL as received 17 May 1785. Enclosure not found.

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