Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from John Laval, 24 June 1819

Philada June 24th 1819.


On the 12th instt, I have Sent on board the Schr Hannah Elizabeth, a Small Box Contg the 17 Vols of Coresp. litt. du B de Grimm, directed to your Address, Care of Capt Bd Peyton to whom I forwarded, on the 14th a receipt from the Capt of the Schooner.

the Want of freights has detained that Vessel a great deal longer than usual. it is expected She Will Sail on Saturday next, 26th.

The Lexicon Aristoph. Anglic. has been disposed of during the printing of the Catalogue. &, not being able, notwithstanding repeated researches, to find another Copy in the City, I Send you, by this day’s Mail, Sanxay’s Lexicon Aristoph, Which I Sell to you at Cost & Charges $3= I will write to Mr Dufief to have it replaced.

According to your request, I Inclose herewith your Account amg to $67.50– from Which I deduct $4.50/100 I found to your Credit in Dufief’s Day Book, at the date of March 3d 1807; if this is an Error, it Will be rectified by N.G.O. When returned—the Balance, including Sanxay’s Lexicon is $63–

I am With the highest respect
your very humble Servt

John Laval

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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