Thomas Jefferson Papers

Mathew Carey to Thomas Jefferson, 12 September 1816

From Mathew Carey

Philada Sept. 12. 1816


Your favour of the 1st inst. which I Recd a few days since, is before me.

Of the whole list of Books you wish, there are only three remain, of which I annex the Invoice. They shall be sent by the first opportunity in a Box to Fitzwhylsonn & Potter, my correspondents at Richmond, with directions to deliver them to Mesrs Gibson & Jefferson.

I remain, respectfully, Your obt hble servt

Mathew Carey

RC (MHi); dateline at foot of text; with enclosure on verso of address leaf; addressed (in a clerk’s hand): “Thomas Jefferson Esqr Monticello Va”; franked; postmarked Philadelphia, 12 Sept.; endorsed by TJ as received 19 Sept. 1816 and so recorded in SJL.

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