Washington Oct. 14. 07.
Th: Jefferson salutes mr Duane and asks the favor of him to procure & forward to him the following books, which he thinks he mentioned to him in conversation when he had the pleasure of seeing him last, & mr Duane thought he could procure the editions desired
|Malthus, if an 8vo. edition can be had.|
|Conversations in Chemistry||}||decent English editions in 8vo. or 12mo.|
|Cumberland’s Memoirs||the American editions of these books are too indifferent to be read.|
|McMahon’s book of gardening|
|Barton’s elements of botany, unbound, because I wish to have the two vols bound in one.|
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.