Extracts from letters to Wilson Cary Nicholas and John Wayles Eppes, 1806 July 11. (Archival material, 1911) [WorldCat.org]
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Extracts from letters to Wilson Cary Nicholas and John Wayles Eppes, 1806 July 11.

Author: Thomas Jefferson; John Wayles Eppes; Wilson Cary Nicholas
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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In the 1806 March 24 letter to Nicholas, Jefferson intimates that he wishes to appoint Nicholas as the third commissioner to France together with General [John] Armstrong and Mr. [James] Bowdoin to negotiate for the purchase of West Florida. Nicholas is to represent the interests of the southern states.
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Genre/Form: Clippings
Named Person: John Armstrong; James Bowdoin; Thomas Jefferson; John Rodgers; John Armstrong; James Bowdoin; Thomas Jefferson; John Rodgers
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Jefferson; John Wayles Eppes; Wilson Cary Nicholas
OCLC Number: 647926893
Notes: From the Jefferson transcripts file.
From a clipping in the New York Times 1911 July 18, describing the sale of the letters at auction for $37.50 and $31.00 respectively.
Reproduction Notes: Printed extract.
Description: 1 item
Other Titles: Thomas Jefferson letter extracts to Wilson Cary Nicholas and John Wayles Eppes

Abstract:

In the 1806 March 24 letter to Nicholas, Jefferson intimates that he wishes to appoint Nicholas as the third commissioner to France together with General [John] Armstrong and Mr. [James] Bowdoin to negotiate for the purchase of West Florida. Nicholas is to represent the interests of the southern states.

In the 1806 July 11 letter Eppes, Jefferson writes that he has heard nothing from Paris, Commodore [John] Rogers reports all quiet in the Mediterranean, a road is being built from Athens to Ft. Stoddart, and that the newspapers have falsely reported danger from Indian hostilities.

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