Thomas Jefferson Papers
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Thomas Jefferson to Samuel Pleasants, 20 March 1814

To Samuel Pleasants

Monticello Mar. 20. 14.

Sir

To compleat my collection of the latter Sessions acts I need those of the sessions which commenced in

Dec. 1809.

Dec. 1812.1

Dec. 1813. will you be so good as to furnish me with them by the stage, adding to the packet one of Hopkins’s razor straps, without a drawer or any thing but the strap.

I subscribed for a doz. copies of miss Lomax’s poems. be so good as to send me a single copy, and to keep the rest for sale for her benefit, drawing at the same time the price of the 12. for her use from mr Gibson with that of the other articles above requested. Accept assurances of my esteem and respect

Th: Jefferson

PoC (MHi); at foot of text: “Mr Pleasants”; endorsed by TJ.

1TJ placed a check mark in the left margin next to preceding two words, presumably after receiving Pleasants’s 26 Mar. 1814 reply.

Index Entries

  • A Collection of all such Acts of the General Assembly of Virginia, of a public and permanent nature, as are now in force (S. Pleasants) search
  • household articles; razor strops search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Books & Library; orders books search
  • Lomax, Judith; The Notes of an American Lyre search
  • Notes of an American Lyre (J. Lomax) search
  • Pleasants, Samuel; A Collection of all such Acts of the General Assembly of Virginia, of a public and permanent nature, as are now in force search
  • Pleasants, Samuel; and books for TJ search
  • Pleasants, Samuel; letters to search
  • Virginia; laws of search