To Edward Hall, Jr.
Paris. Aug. 20. 1788.
Mr. Jefferson’s compliments to Mr. Hall and troubles him with a letter to Mr. Jay, which should not go through the post-office. He begs the favor of Mr. Hall to send it by the best conveiance which shall occur at the sea-ports he is going to, and to be so good as to drop a line to Mr. Jefferson, informing him by what vessel and to what port he sends it. He wishes Mr. Hall a pleasant journey.
PrC (DLC). Enclosure: TJ to Jay, following.