Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Jacob Wagner, 15 January 1805

Tuesday morning 15 Jan. 1805

J. Wagner’s best respects to the President of the U. States. He has learnt at the French Minister’s, that the style of addressing Jerome Bonaparte, used by the Minister and proper to be used by others, is Monsieur and Sir, in the manner a private frenchman was addressed before the Revolution.

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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