Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Vanet, 8 October 1788

From Vanet

Le Havre, 8 Oct. 1788. Expects to embark on a vessel just arrived from Baltimore and returning there in ten or twelve days. Will take TJ’s box of papers with him, and any further commissions can be sent to him at same address. [In postscript:] News has been received from Port-au-Prince of a hurricane so violent that five vessels were destroyed and thirty-five damaged.

RC (DLC); 2 p.; in French; endorsed.

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