Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Thomas Barclay, 23 November 1791

From Thomas Barclay

Lisbon, 23 Nov. 1791. He wrote on the 20th that he had hired a vessel for Tangier. The weather has been very boisterous but he hopes to sail for Tangier in five or six days. Yesterday he received the enclosed letter from Francis Chiappe, who is on his way to Madrid with peace propositions from the Emperor. He hopes to meet Chiappe in Tangier and will prolong his stay there to do so.

RC (DNA: RG 59, CD); 2 p.; endorsed by TJ as received 4 Feb. 1792 and so recorded in SJL. Enclosure not found.

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