Extract from Elizabeth Trist to Catharine Wistar Bache

I had the pleasure to receive a letter from Mr Jefferson 10th June from poplar Forest inclosing Percivals Book in defence of the Princess of Wales, he observed that it will confirm the Moral truth that independently of another world the wicked have their torments here also.

RC (PPAmP: Catherine Wistar Bache Papers); addressed: “Mrs Catherine Bache Princeton West Jersey”; stamped; postmarked Martinsville, 29 Aug.; endorsed by Bache: “Mrs Trist Aug 14.”

Jefferson had enclosed Spencer Perceval’s [Percivals] “The Book!” or, the Proceedings and Correspondence upon the subject of the Inquiry Into The Conduct of Her Royal Highness the Pricess of Wales (London, 1813; Sowerby, no. 410).

Elizabeth Trist
Catharine Wistar Bache
Date Range
August 22, 1814
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson