Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Ruellan & Cie., 20 April 1789

From Ruellan & Cie.

Le Havre, 20 Apr. 1789. Mistral, Intendant of Marine there, asks if they have had a reply from TJ to their letter of 13 Mch. about the two sons of Col. Talbot, now at Brest. They ask for such a reply that they may respond to him.—They enclose a letter just received by the ship Les Trois Frères, Capt. Russel, out of Boston with a cargo of grain, flour, and beef: “ce navire n’a que trente deux Jours de Traversée.”

RC (ViWC); in French; 2 p.; endorsed, Enclosure: John Adams to TJ 1 Mch. 1789.

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