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I have the honor to inform you that the fourth Edition of Nature Displayed is just published: the Cause of the delay of the publication, until this period, is the long absence of Mr. Dufief from the U.S. I forward you, by this day’s Mail, the first Volume, & Shall transmit, by the next, the Second of the Copy for Which you paid four Years Since. I am With Consideration & respect Sir, Your very...
Your Letter of the 11 th inst t came to hand, a few hours after M r Dufief’s departure from Philadelphia . I have forwarded it to him, yesterday, by Ship Andrew, bound to Liverpool . According to your previous request, I have, at length, Succeeded in procuring, for you, a copy of Enfield’s History of Philosophy; the work is not to be had in any Bookstore, & it is only by accident that it has...
I have Sent, by this Morning’s Mail, the Nautical Almanac for 1819 ($1–50/100) no English Edition Could be had in Philadelphia . M r Dufief is detained, in London , to attend the Sale of a fourth Edition of his F. & E. Nature Displayed. he has Sent, from England & France , a large assortment of Books in different Languages & Branches of Literature, & Amongst them, a Considerable Number of rare...
  Agreeably to your Order of the 11 th instant , I have put in the Post-Office, to be forwarded by to-Morrow’s Mail, Scapula ’s Lexicon, Edition of 1616 (Well wrapped in Strong Paper)   Price $ 8   Sanxay ’s Lexicon Aristophanicum , 1811, 8 vo ; was published as a Supplement to Brunck ’s Edition of Aristophanes
Agreeably to your directions, I have addressed to you, Care of Cap t Bernard Peyton ; Commission Merchant, Richmond , per Schooner Robert Burns , which was to sail on the 23 d & has been Cleared only yesterday, One Bundle ; well wrapped up in Quadruple paper, Containing: Lempriere ’s Classical Dictionary, 8 vo , bound in Sheep $5
On the 12 th inst t , I have Sent on board the Sch r Hannah Elizabeth , a Small Box Cont g the 17 Vols of Corresp. litt. du B. de Grimm , directed to your Address, Care of Cap t B d Peyton to whom I forwarded, on the 14
I have Sent by yesterday’s mail, wrapped up in Strong paper, the first volume of Æschyllus ; the 2 d will be forwarded, as you direct, on the 28 th — This work is printed on handsome paper, with beautiful types, & ornamented with fine Engravings—Price———$8= RC ( DLC ); dateline at foot of text; endorsed by TJ as received 4 Aug. 1819 and so recorded in SJL . RC ( DLC ); address cover only; with...
Having determined to reduce our Stock of Books, now on hand, Which I find too extensive for the present demands of the country, I offer to you, at a small advance on the Cost, All the Works you may Wish to obtain for your Library I have Nautical Almanacs for 1820 & 1821, & more than a thousand volumes procured since the publication of our Catalogue Sales are so dull that I can not raise, out...
I Sent you, by this Morning’s Mail, Potter’s Æschyllus, 1 Vol. 8 vo boards, London Ed $2.50 I Sold, two weeks since, the only copy I had of Potter’s Euripides 2 vols 8 vo boards for $6–75=; &, after having ransacked all the Bookstores in the City, Only One Copy Could be found, bound Calf Extra, for Which they ask $10=, Which I Shall not Send, unless you order it. There is No Æschyllus, Greek &...
My last letter to you was written & forwarded on the 1 st of April, it has been delayed by the fault of some of the Post Offices. The Potter’s Euripides, I offered to you, was the Only one in the city, & is, as well as Woodhull’s, bound Calf extra, which is the cause of their high prices. I shall have in September or October next Potter’s Euripides in boards, & will be able to afford it at...