Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Thomas Ruston, 16 April 1785 [document added in digital edition]

To Thomas Ruston

April. 16. 1785

Mr. Jefferson’s compliments to Mr. Rusten and begs the honor of his company to dinner on Tuesday next the 19th instant.

RC (Raab Collection, Ardmore, Pennsylvania, 2018); addressed: “Monsr. Rusten Hotel d’Orleans, Palais royal”; wax seal affixed. Not recorded in SJL.

According to Ruston’s diary, he dined with TJ on 19 Apr., at which time they discussed Great Britain’s trade policy (DLC: Ruston Papers).

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