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Thomas Jefferson to Nicolas G. Dufief, 3 April 1814

To Nicolas G. Dufief

Monticello Apr. 3. 14.

Dear Sir

I wrote to you on the 20th of March, since which I have seen in the Aurora of Mar. 23. an advertisement of Newton’s Principia for sale by mr Mclure and a reference to your bookstore. if the above work be either in English or French, I will thank you to send me a copy of it. Accept my friendly salutations

Th: Jefferson

PoC (DLC); at foot of text: “M. Dufief”; endorsed by TJ.

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  • Dufief, Nicolas Gouin; bookseller search
  • Dufief, Nicolas Gouin; letters to search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Books & Library; orders books search
  • McClure, David; sells books search
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  • Newton, Sir Isaac; Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica search
  • Newton, Sir Isaac; The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy search
  • Philadelphia; Aurora search
  • Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica (I. Newton) search
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  • The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy (I. Newton) search