Madame de Corny to Martha Jefferson (Randolph)

Mde de corny fais mille complimens a Mademoiselle jefferson elle la prie denvoyer a Ketty un bonet de nuit une Camisolle pour Coucher, des bas une chemise, et un chapeau Mde de corny regrette bien que Mademoiselle jefferson nait pas voulu luy faire lamitié de venir chez elle aujourdhuy.

editors’ translation

Madame de Corny sends a thousand compliments to Mademoiselle Jefferson. She begs her to send Ketty a nightcap, a nightgown, stockings, a shirt, and a hat. Madame de Corny regrets much that Mademoiselle Jefferson did not want to extend her the friendship of coming to her house today.

RC (Privately owned); undated; addressed: “A Mademoiselle Mademoiselle jefferson a panthemon.” Translation by Dr. Roland H. Simon.
Author
Madame de Corny
Date Range
Date
January 1, 1789 to December 31, 1789
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