From Lanchon Frères & Cie.
L’Orient, 4 July 1787. Enclose a letter for TJ brought from Charlestown, S.C., by Capt. Jacobs of the Union. They and Richard Harrison of Alexandria were sorry to have missed TJ when he was in L’Orient; offer their services for themselves and their house at Le Havre, “Mangon La Forest & Compy‥‥ in receiving or Conveying packetts or any thing you may think proper from or to America.”
RC (MHi); 2 p.; endorsed. Recorded in SJL as received 8 July 1787. Enclosure: After TJ’s entry in SJL of receipt of the present letter is an entry reading: “Izard Ralph. dupl. of June 27,” an evident reference to Izard’s of 4 Apr. 1787, the original of which TJ had received on 27 June.