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    • Vaughan, John
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    • Jefferson, Thomas
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By the Hamlet ; Pearson , I have Sent a box & enclosed bill of Lading to Gibson & Jefferson —It contains a Agricultural books from France — I have this day recieved 400 from M Patrick Gibson of Richmond on your acco. & subject to your orders— We commence printing our Volume in a few days. Vol 1. of a new series
Your favor of 7. is recieved & agreeably to your request I have Settled with M r s: Girard & have paid ballance of his account $66 66 100 —at your Debit acco t . is enclosed—as desired I have purchased of him for  265$ a 5 15/ f r producing
Your favor of 28 June was rcv d , it was accidentally mislaid, until this day—I shall see M r Biddle & M rs Barton & do all in my power relative to the papers of Lewis & Clarke , & advise results— We have reason to be very thankful to you for what you are doing relative to this Subject & also relative to Birds private Journal —
Having in Vain sought for Bills here & at N York on Leghorn —I have remitted to M r Thomas Appleton our Consul at Leghorn LeRoy Bayard & C o Dft on Mess Hottinguer & C o Paris in his favor, which goes via
By Mail I Sent a Vol. of French Ag l Soc y Debure advises he has rec d remittance of 695.25 under date of 9 Aug. but they had not receivd your orders —The first went via N York —In case your letters Should have miscarried, they desire you to write to them. RC ( MHi ); at head of text: “ Thomas Jefferson
The friend of man & of Science Our invaluable friend is no more—within an hour he has been taken from us — The loss of D r Wistar leaves a breach never to be repair’d to us, or to the public—He has been the focus, round which the votaries of of Science & public good collected, he animated them by his counsel & his exemple , — Our Society , the Medical School , & almost every useful...
I take the liberty of enclosing a list of queries which Judge Tilghman has handed to me—Many of these are local—but if to any of them you can give a reply which may assist him in the Task he has undertaken & enable him to do the Justice he wishes to our Deceased friend ( whose loss we every day feel more & more) it is very desireable—
Your favor of 8 April desiring me to remit to Europe 1000$ which M r Patrick Gibson of Richmond was to remit to me on your ℀—& also his of 4 May Informing he could not procure a Dft & desiring me to Draw—are both this moment received—I shall negociate the Dft as speedily as may be—& procure the Dfts on Paris
Not being able to negociate the Dft I prevailed upon one of the Banks here to take it on Deposit & purchased of M r Stephen Girard the following Dfts on James Laffite & C o Paris to my order dated 12 May at 60 Days S t the fourths of which I now enclose to you having Sent on the firsts to new York to be forwarded & the seconds will go by next opportunity viz N o 382 for 2415
I have received a letter from M r Stephen Catalan 16 June advising reciept of 2205 f r dft of Girard on Paris he will write to you soon but requests that I will inform you that he has rec d the Bill— I do not know whether M Correa has yet reached you—I enclose a letter for