List of Martha Jefferson’s Schoolmates at the Abbaye Royale de Panthemont
A list of the students at the Abbaye Royale de Panthemont, a convent school in Paris, dates to about 1787. Number ten on the list is "Jefferson," or Martha "Patsy" Jefferson, the daughter of Thomas Jefferson, then working as a diplomat in Paris. A handwritten note on the reverse of the page notes that those names "marked with asterisks are the girls with whom she [Patsy] was intimate."
Citation: Martha Jefferson Randolph, List of Her Schoolmates at the Abbaye Royale de Panthemont, Paris, ca. 1787. Accession #15410-a. Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.