From Gouverneur Morris
Paris, 1 Aug. 1792. The Duc de Penthièvre has recommended Monsieur de La Mariniere, who requests for his daughter-in-law, Madame de La Mariniere, an introduction to the best company in Baltimore, where she has taken refuge from the calamities of Saint-Domingue. Having no particular connections in that town, he recommends the matter to TJ’s kind attention.
Dupl (DLC); 1 p.; at head of text: “Duplicate”; at foot of text: “Thomas Jefferson Esqr”; endorsed by TJ as a “private” letter received 24 Oct. 1792 and so recorded in SJL.