To Mary Jefferson
Wednesday morn. [30 May 1792]
Th:J. To his dear Maria
Ask, my dear, of Mrs. Pine, what would be the price of Mr. Madison’s picture, and let me know when you come over to-day.
RC (Florence P. Kennedy, Washington, D.C., 1962); addressed: “Miss Maria Jefferson.”
On 2 June TJ “Pd. Mrs. Pine for Mr. Madison’s picture 37.33,” painted
by her late husband, Robert Edge Pine (Bear and Stanton, Memorandum Books description begins James A. Bear, Jr., and Lucia C. Stanton, eds., Jefferson’s Memorandum Books: Accounts, with Legal Records and Miscellany, 1767–1826, Princeton, forthcoming description ends ; see also Robert G. Stewart, Robert Edge Pine [Washington, D.C., 1979], p. 37, 68).