Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Mathew Carey, 18 September 1819

Monticello Sep. 18. 19.

Dear Sir

I have to request you to send me the under written books, only 1. vol. a week of 8vos or 2. vols a week where 12mos beginning with the Sophocles which is most immediately wanted this caution is to prevent overburthening our village mails

I have entirely lost sight & recollection of the state of our accounts. be so good as to send it to me and it shall be duly attended to. I salute you with great respect and esteem.

Th: Jefferson

Franklin’s Sophocles, or any other translation English or French.

mrs Carter’s translation of Epictetus.

a translation of Antoninus’s comment [. . .], Eng. or French.

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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