Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Jean Baptiste Ternant, 15 January 1793

From Jean Baptiste Ternant

Tuesday 15th. Jany. 1793

Mr. ternant returns many thanks to Mr. Jefferson for the french papers now sent back—he incloses the letter received from Savanna, and begs Mr. Jefferson will return it with a duplicata of the letter of 9th. novr. to the district Judge of Georgia. The letter announced yesterday by Mr. Jefferson, on my colonial application, is not yet come to hand.

RC (DNA: RG 59, NL); at foot of text in the hand of George Taylor, Jr.: “sent the above papers same morng. to Mr. Ternant.” Enclosure not found.

TJ’s letter of 9th. Novr. 1792 to Matthew McAlister concerned the theft of certain slaves from Martinique.

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