Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to John Laval, 14 May 1820

Monticello May 14. 20.


Your letter of Apr. 1. (which probably should have been May 1st) came to hand two days ago. Potter’s Aeschylus had come to hand safely. his Euripides at 10. D. is too dear as well as Woodhull’s at 12. D. I do not know why they should be dearer than other English 8vos of 2. or 2 ½ D. I shall be glad to recieve the Aeschyl[. . .] Gr. & Lat. at 1.75 which you mention. the Antiquities & Sophocles of Potter I already possess. I salute you with esteem & respect.

Th: Jefferson

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