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Thomas Jefferson to Curtis Carter and William B. Phillips, 9 April 1819

To Curtis Carter and William B. Phillips

Monticello Apr. 9. 19.

Messrs Carter & Phillips

Offers to do the work of the University for 11½ Dollars for place-brickwork & 20.D. for oil-stock work have induced us to engage most of the work. we have reserved however about two or 300,000. bricks for you if you chuse to undertake it on those terms. be so good as to let me know by mail as soon as you can. I salute you with respect.

Th: Jefferson

RC (ViU: TJP); endorsed in an unidentified hand. PoC (ViU: TJP); on verso of reused address cover of John Barnes to TJ, 12 Dec. 1818; endorsed by TJ.

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