Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Allen & Bryant, 18 February 1820

Allen & Bryant take the liberty to present compliments to the Honourable Mr Jefferson—and they shall do themselves the honour to present him with the Life of Napoleon Bonnaparte, when published—His known readiness to encourage American productions, has indused them to solicit the, influence of his distinguished Name, to their subscription

They beg him to excuse this encroachment on his time.

MHi: Coolidge Collection.

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