Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to James Hughes, 21 April 1805

Washington Apr. 21. 05


Mr. Cathalan of Marseilles, by letter of Dec. 20. informed me that he had shipped some wines & other articles for me on your ship the New Orleans, which had sailed the day before, bound for Norfolk. having never yet heard of the arrival of the vessel, I take the liberty of asking information from you respecting her, & my articles on board her, if you can give any. Accept my respectful salutations.

Th: Jefferson

MHi: Coolidge Collection.

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