Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Stephen Cathalan, Sr., 6 March 1788

From Stephen Cathalan, Sr.

Marseilles, 6 Mch. 1788. Introduces his friend, John Turnbull, to whom he is indebted for the “acquaintance and Friendship of Robt. Morris,” as well as most of his American friends, and without whom his son “had never spocke English”; Turnbull, who, with his wife, will be in Paris a short time, will deliver “the Seven years meteorological observations made by Mr. Bernard, of our observatory.”

RC (DLC); in the hand of Stephen Cathalan, Jr., signed by his father; on page 2 of MS TJ jotted down the heads of subjects covered in his reply to this letter (see TJ to Cathalan, 20 May 1788).

For a note on the meteorological observations … by Mr. Bernard, see Bernard to TJ, 1 Mch. 1788.

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