Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from William Stephens Smith, 18 September 1787

From William Stephens Smith

London, 18 Sep. 1787. Introduces Benjamin Parker, nephew of Daniel Parker, a student at “Cambridge Colledge in Massachusetts,” who will spend three months in Paris before returning to America; “being hard of hearing … prevents him from seeking society with that goùt which might be expected from his age and situation.”

RC (MHi); 2 p.; endorsed. Recorded in SJL as received 23 Sep. 1787.

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