Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Maria Cosway, [7 December 1787]

From Maria Cosway

Friday night [7 December 1787]

I cannot breakfast with you to morrow; to bid you adieu once is sufficiently painful, for I leave you with very melancholy ideas. You have given my dear Sir all your commissions to Mr. Trumbull, and I have the reflection that I cannot be useful to you; who have rendered me so many civilities.

RC (DLC); unsigned, unaddressed, undated, and unrecorded in SJL; dated from internal evidence and Maria Cosway’s letter to TJ of 10 Dec. 1787, q.v.

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