Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Richard O’Bryen, 29 September 1785

To Richard O’Bryen

Paris Sep. 29. 1785.


I have received your letter and shall exert myself for you. Be assured of hearing from me soon: but say nothing to any body except what may be necessary to comfort your companions. I add no more, because the fate of this letter is incertain. I am Sir Your very humble servant,

Th: Jefferson

PrC (DLC). Entry in SJPL reads: “O’Brien Richd. Captives.” Enclosed in the following letter.

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