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I recieved last night your’s of Feb. 25. and now ask the favor of you to send me the Archimede de Peyrard 2. v. 8 vo 4. D 50 C and Hippocrate de Gardeil . 4. v. 8 vo 8.D. for which I inclose you 12. D 50 C in bills of the Richmond banks which I presume can be exchanged at par with you, as they are 1. or 2. p.c. above par at Philadelphia
After dispatching my letter of yesterday in answer to your’s of Feb. 25. I looked over the catalogue you had inclosed me and found 2. or 3. other books which I will pray you to send me with those ordered in my letter, to wit. La Conquista de Mexico, De Solis 3. v. 8 vo I take for granted it is in Spanish. Borda . usage du Cercle 4 to Tragedies d’ Euripides . 4. v. 12 mo if in prose ; but not if in
Your favor of the 15 th is at hand, covering an account of the books forwarded, balance due you 13.D. which I now inclose you in Virginia bank bills. I hope shortly to hear of the safe arrival of the books at Richmond , and tender you my salutations and assurances of respect. PoC ( MHi ); on verso of reused address cover of John Barnes to TJ, 28 Feb. 1817 ; at foot of text: “M. J. Louis...
The possession of Peyrard ’s translation of Archimedes makes me now wish to have that by him of Euclid , which I see noted in your Catalogue page. 23. be so good as to send me this, which being a single volume may come by the ordinary mail, only noting on the envelope that it is so many sheets of printed paper , in order to regulate the charge of postage. the price being noted shall be...
Casting my eye again over your catalogue, I find two other books I should be glad to possess Architecture de Vitruve . 12 mo pa. 5. Cormon Dictionnaire François & Espagnol 2. v. 8 vo these may also come by the mail only sending them separately a volume at a time, and a week apart to avoid loading our weekly mail. send first, if you please, the Vol. of Cormon Span. & French. a note of the cost...
I recieved yesterday the Euclid I had requested, and in the leaf of a catalogue accompanying it, I observe ‘le Theatre d’Aristophane par Poinsinet. 4. v. 8 vo .’ I presume from the generality of the title that it contains the whole of his works, and in that case I would be glad if you will send it to me. I wish this may get to your hands in time to come with the Cormon & Vitruve asked for in a...
Th: Jefferson presents his compliments to m r Fernagus de Gelone and incloses 15. Dollars in discharge of his account under date of May 31. 1817 . the Aristophane is expected; all the other books have come safely to hand. he regrets that the Vitruve had been disposed of, as being a small & probably cheap edition of that author. PoC ( MHi ); on verso of reused address cover of Fernagus De...
I see on your catalogue Graglia’s Italian & English dictionary and Cormon’s Italian & French dict. in 2. vols 8 vo which I request you to send me. the conveyance by water is so slow, that I must ask these by the mail, sending each volume singly, and a week apart that no one mail may be burthen ed with more than a single volume. send Cormon’s Italian & French volume first, as most wanted, with...
I recieved yesterday evening, and at this place 80. miles South West from Monticello , your letter of the 5 th inst. and lose no time in inclosing you the 8 D. 50 cents, the amount of the books last sent. I am in hopes that notwithstanding the increased distance, they may reach you before your departure. on your return with a new cargo of books I shall be glad to recieve your catalogue as...
Your favor of Jan. 22. is recieved by our last mail. I acknolege myself in default with you, but I assure you not in fault, to the common calamity which so suddenly suspended the circulation and collection of money, has been added another peculiar to my neighborhood, a drought of 7. months (from July 1.) unexampled in our history, has kept our river impracticable, on which alone we depend for...
I recieved yesterday your favor of the 14 th and have duly noted the advertisement it covered. altho’ age & ill health have obliged me to withdraw as much as possible from the transactions passing in the world, yet they have not extinguished in me all interest in the good establishments arising among us, of which I deem that mentioned in your advertisement to be one. the same powerful causes...
Your favor of June. 29. with the MS. accompanying it are recieved. the prostration of my health and the positive injunctions of my physician forbid to me all difficult applications of the mind. I am therefore constrained to return you your voluminous manuscript with out indulging my self in observations on it as requested by you. I can only therefore repeat my good wishes for the success of...