Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Peter Burtsell, 19 December 1821

Monticello Dec. 19. 21.

Th: Jefferson returns his thanks to the New York publisher of Colton’s Lacon for the copy of that work he has been so kind as to send him. he sees, on a first opening, that it will afford both amusement and instruction, qualified rather highly with paradox & puzzle.  it’s numerous editions in England bespeak it’s merits favorably.

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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