Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to John Trumbull, 20 November 1786

To John Trumbull

Paris Nov. 20. 1786.

Dear Sir

I begin to write a little with my right hand but with much pain. I can therefore only acknolege the receipt of your letter from London, and pray you to deliver the inclosed. My hand mends so slowly that I am advised by the faculty to go to the waters of Aix in Provence. If I do you will hear from me. I am with sincere esteem Dr. Sir Your friend & servant,

Th: Jefferson

PrC (DLC); endorsed. Enclosure: TJ to Maria Cosway, 19 Nov. 1786.

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