Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from William James Macneven, 18 December 1821

New York 18th Decemr 1821.


I have the honour of forwarding to you a copy of a very good chemical work, which I flatter myself I have improved, and as a very Useful chemical table of my own. They may perhaps be worthy of a place in your library, yet I can scarcely deem them of sufficient importance to occupy your attention; but they afford me an opportunity, which I willingly Sieze, of testifying my profound Veneration for your Character & expressing my heart-felt wishes for your long life & wellfare.

I remain most respectfully your obedt humle sert

Wm Js Macneven

MoSHi: Thomas Jefferson Collection (formerly Bixby).

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