Extract from M. de Liniers to Thomas Jefferson

Mr de liniers à lhonneur dengager Monsieur de jeffreson a une partie de chesse au poire et au melon aller. il lui1 sera obligée de vouloir bien rendre reponse par ecrit au commissionnaire.

editors’ translation

Mr. de Liniers has the honor of engaging Mr. Jefferson to a game of chess with pear and melon. He will be obliged to him to please return a written answer care of the messenger.

RC (Privately owned); undated; addressed: “A Monsieur Monsieur le comte de jefferson en Son hotel.” Translation by Dr. Roland H. Simon.
1Manuscript: “luis.”
Author
M. de Liniers
Date Range
Date
January 1, 1789 to December 31, 1789
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Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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