Thomas Jefferson Papers

David Bailie Warden to Thomas Jefferson, 15 July 1818

From David Bailie Warden

Paris, 15 July 1818—

Dear sir,

I have the pleasure of sending you the inclosed copy of a circular letter “Instruction pour Les Voyageurs &c &c1 which the Professors of the Royal museum request you to communicate to some of the naturalists of the United States.   I am, dear Sir, with great respect,

your very obliged Servant

D. B. Warden—

RC (DLC); endorsed by TJ as received 11 Sept. 1818 and so recorded in SJL. RC (DLC: TJ Papers, 205:36548); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to Stephen Cathalan, 21 Dec. 1818, on verso; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Esquire monticello”; notation in Reuben G. Beasley’s hand: “Havre, July 24th 1818. forwarded by yr. ob. Servant R G Beasley”; stamped “SHIP” and “FREE”; postmarked New York, 31 Aug. Enclosure: André Thoüin to TJ, 5 June 1818, and enclosure.

1Omitted closing quotation mark editorially supplied.

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