From Joseph Milligan
April 9th 1817
The proof herewith Sent is taken in a rough manner as there was not time to have it properly Chased up and leaded without delaying to an other post day but as it can be leaded and justified after it is corrected I trust you will excuse the haste
RC (DLC); dateline at foot of text, with “Thos: Jefferson Esqr” above that; endorsed by TJ as received 14 Apr. 1817 and so recorded in SJL. Enclosure: proof sheets, not found, of Destutt de Tracy, Treatise on Political Economy.