Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Madame de Bréhan, [ca. September 1787?]

From Madame de Bréhan

[Paris, ca. Sep. 1787?] Accepts TJ’s invitation “for Monday”; if it is a family affair “the satisfaction shall be greater”; wishes she could speak English “the whole time” but in spite of her efforts TJ will find “very little progress”; hopes some months in America will help her; in the meantime, she will avail herself of TJ’s lessons if he will give her any so that she may carry on a correspondence with him.

RC (DLC); addressed and endorsed; without date and not recorded in SJL; written sometime between Moustier’s appointment as minister to the United States and his departure with Mme. de Bréhan early in October 1787.

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