Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from James Maury, 7 November 1792

From James Maury

Liverpool, 7 Nov. 1792. He last paid his respects on 19 Sep. “Inclosed are the Returns of the prices of Corn copied from the London Gazette. This port, we expect, is not to open this Month to foreign Wheat.”1 For other articles of our produce there has been no material deviation from his last price current.

RC (DNA: RG 59, CD); 1 p.; at foot of text: “Thos. Jefferson Esqre Secretary of State to the United States”; endorsed by TJ as received 22 Jan. 1793 and so recorded in SJL; penciled at head of text by TJ: “Extract of a letter dated Liverpool Nov. 7. 92”; penciled beneath endorsement by TJ: “Extract to be copd & press copd & sent to Fenno & Freneau.” Enclosure: Price list for corn in England and Wales as of 6 Oct. 1792 (printed clipping in same).

1The preceding two sentences, marked for extraction, were printed in the National Gazette, 26 Jan. 1793.

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