Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson’s Notes on D. Mariano, [ca. March 1821]

Notes on D. Mariano

[ca. Mar. 1821]

Mariana. mr Sully speaks very favorably of him. he understands Fr. Ital. Span. one of the two last is his native tongue. has been in America 2. or 3. years.1 speaks English fluently & correctly. genteel, good humored, correct. perhaps a little salacious. 40.y. old.2 single.

MS (ViU: TJP); on verso of reused address cover of Joseph C. Cabell to TJ, 4 Jan. 1821; undated, with conjectural date based on Thomas Sully’s visit to Monticello.

1Omitted period at right margin editorially supplied.

2Omitted period at right margin editorially supplied.

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