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Docno: ADMS-04-07-02-0155

Author: Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA)
Recipient: Jefferson, Thomas
Date: 1786-12-02

Abigail Adams Smith to Thomas Jefferson

Mrs Smith presents her Compliments to Mr Jefferson and is very sorry to trouble him again upon the Subject of the Corsetts, but not having received them, She fears Mademoisell Sanson has not been so punctual as she promised, if Mr Jefferson will permit Petit to inquire after, and forward them by an early opportunity, Mrs S—— will be much obliged.1
RC (MHi: Jefferson Papers); endorsed: “Mrs. Smith.”
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1. This letter was enclosed in WSS to Jefferson, 5 Dec. (Jefferson, Papers , 10:578–579). AA2 's earlier request for corsets has not been found.