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Enclosure: Joseph Milligan’s Invoice for Books Bought for Thomas Jefferson, 6 May 1815

Enclosure

Joseph Milligan’s Invoice for Books

Fredg May 6th 1815

Mr Joseph Miligan

  Bot. of William F. Gray 
1 Marshalls Life of Washington $17.50
1 Stewart on the Mind 5.00
1 Coopers Justinian 6.00
1 Walkers Dictionary 3.50
1 Medical Companion 3.00
1 Thompsons Four Gospels 1.50
1 Priestley’s Charts of Biography 2.00
1 Criminal Recorder 1.00
$39.50
4 Exposition 50 2 00

MS (DLC); written in a clerk’s hand on verso of address cover of covering letter.

The medical companion was James Ewell, The Planter’s and Mariner’s Medical Companion (Philadelphia, 1807, and later eds.; Sowerby, description begins E. Millicent Sowerby, comp., Catalogue of the Library of Thomas Jefferson, 1952–59, 5 vols. description ends no. 893; for a later ed. see Poor, Jefferson’s Library description begins Nathaniel P. Poor, Catalogue. President Jefferson’s Library, 1829 description ends , 5 [no. 183]). The work containing the four gospels was Charles Thomson, A Synopsis of the Four Evangelists: or, A Regular History of the Conception, Birth, Doctrine, Miracles, Death, Resurrection, and Ascension of Jesus Christ, in the Words of the Evangelists (Philadelphia, 1815; Poor, Jefferson’s Library description begins Nathaniel P. Poor, Catalogue. President Jefferson’s Library, 1829 description ends , 9 [no. 509]).

Index Entries

  • A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language (J. Walker) search
  • A Description of a System of Biography (J. Priestley) search
  • An Exposition of the Causes and Character of the War (A. J. Dallas) search
  • A Synopsis of the Four Evangelists (C. Thomson) search
  • Bible; works on search
  • biography; A Description of a System of Biography (J. Priestley) search
  • books; dictionaries search
  • books; on medicine search
  • books; on moral philosophy search
  • books; sent by J. Milligan search
  • Cooper, Thomas; The Institutes of Justinian. With Notes search
  • Dallas, Alexander James; An Exposition of the Causes and Character of the War search
  • Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind (D. Stewart) search
  • Ewell, James; The Planter’s and Mariner’s Medical Companion search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Books & Library; receives works search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; Invoice from Joseph Milligan search
  • Justinian; The Institutes of Justinian. With Notes (T. Cooper) search
  • Life of George Washington (J. Marshall); TJ purchases search
  • Marshall, John; Life of George Washington search
  • medicine; books on search
  • Milligan, Joseph; invoices from search
  • Milligan, Joseph; sends books to TJ search
  • Priestley, Joseph; A Description of a System of Biography search
  • religion; works on search
  • Stewart, Dugald; Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind search
  • The Criminal Recorder search
  • The Institutes of Justinian. With Notes (T. Cooper) search
  • The Planter’s and Mariner’s Medical Companion (J. Ewell) search
  • Thomson, Charles; A Synopsis of the Four Evangelists search
  • Walker, John (1732–1807); A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language search
  • War of1812; An Exposition of the Causes and Character of the War (A. J. Dallas) search