Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Thomas Chalkley James, 1 March 1805

Hall of the Society, Philadelphia, March 1st 1805


Having received from you an interesting Communication on the management of Silk Worms & of their Silk, which was transmitted to you, by the author Mr Robt. H. Lowry, from Siena in Italy, with a view of introducing useful knowledge upon the Subject into the United States. Immediate means will be taken to make it public, and I am directed by the Society to transmit their thanks for your assistance, in thus advancing the design of their institution.

I have the honour to be, Sir Your obedient servant,

Ths. C. James

Corresponding Secretary of the A. P. S.

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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