Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to John Vaughan, 24 March 1807

Washington Mar. 24. 07


You have done entirely right in detaining mr Cary [Sedi] sungskrit grammar, and saving it the risk of being sent here & back again. I had before recieved mr Carey’s letter, and was holding it up till I could hear of the book. I now inclose the letter for the Philosophical society.

I take this occasion of presenting to the society two volumes on the raising of sheep, & particularly the Merinos, which the author was so kind as to send to me, but which I think will be more useful in the library of the society. perhaps some one may undertake to translate them, if it should be thought useful.   Accept my friendly salutations & assurances of esteem & respect.

Th: Jefferson

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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