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I shall send you another proof by the next mail   If it would not be too much trouble I should like that you would receive and return a proof once a week whilst you are in Bedford    but in this matter I do not wish you to do any thing that would not be agreeable to you on l y the book has been so long in hand I am desirous to progress with RC ( DLC ); at foot of text: “ Thomas Jefferson...
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 —
I have received your letter of the 15th: and rejoice in the establishment of your Society for the promotion of Agriculture. Our mother Earth is a kind, tender, affectionate Parent who will abundantly reward every filial and rational attention that is paid to her. But are you not too modest, in behalf of the Southern States? Your cotton, your Sugar, and your Hemp, are improvements such as the...
Your kind favor of the 14th of this month, was very gratifying to me. Nothing can be more interesting then the account which it gives of the Presidents visit to Boston and the vicinity. The letter from Mr Adams which you were so good as to enclose, I have to apologize for not returning sooner. I desire to thank you for the opportunity afforded me of perusing it. There is an impressive wisdom...
25. Went to Monticello to Breakfast—Accompanied M r Jefferson with M r Southal & M r Garrett to view the site—in which the changes proposed by M r Jefferson as to the position of the buildings appear to be judicious in as much as they are calculated to save much labor in removing Earth—Returned with
At a called meeting of the Visitors of the Central College, held at the House of Mr. Madison in Orange, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, John Hartwell Cocke, and Joseph C. Cabell, being present: The plan of the first Pavilion to be erected, and the proceedings thereupon, having been stated and agreed to— It is agreed that application be made to Doctor Knox of Baltimore to accept the...
At a called meeting of the Visitors of the Central College , held at the House of M r Madison in Orange , Thomas Jefferson , James Madison , John Hartwell Cocke , and Joseph C. Cabell , being present: The plan of the first Pavilion to be erected, and the proceedings thereupon, having been stated and agreed to It is agreed that application be made to Doctor Knox
Since my last of the 24 th I have engaged a young man of the name of Johnson , to undertake your Stone cutting, should the terms be approved. He is not only capable of to cut a Doric Capital, or a Base, but to execute the common Architectural decorations, as foliage & Rosettes, with great neatness & dispatch, for, in the scarcity of Carvers, I have, for some time past, put him under Andrei , &...
Pardon a few lines from a person so far below you in abilities and renown. They were sent with the hope of receiving an answer, barely acknowledging the receipt of mine, that I might have something to remember our Jefferson by. I ask for nothing more.—Forgive me, Sir, when I inform you that you have been my political Idol ever since I was twelve years of age.—I have been engaged about seven...
I am so far on my route westward, after having extended my tour to the East, as far as Portland, whence I return’d to Dover in N Hamshire, & came thence, by Concord, & Hanover, into Vermont, at windsor, & by montpelier, & Burlington to this place. I visited yesterday Rouse’s point, which is within a few hundred yards of the boundary line. I met her⟨e⟩ Genl Brown, and to morrow we proceed,...