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Thomas Jefferson’s Account with Nicolas G. Dufief, [ca. 4 May 1815]

Account with Nicolas G. Dufief

[ca. 4 May 1815]

Dr Thos Jefferson Esq. In a/c with N. G. Dufief Cr
1814   1814
Jany 13. To Balance due 4. 93  Sep 5.  By Cash  150. 00
April 14  Newton’s Principia 18  00
Aug. 20  Dufief’s Dicy 11. 50
24  History of the Shakers 1. 00
Sep 6  Paid Bradford & Inskeep 68  75
John F. Watson 11  25
22  Barton 18. 00
1815  
May 2. Paid Wm Duane 15  00
4  To La Sagesse 5  00  Balance due N G. D 3. 43
153  43 153  43
1815  
May 4  Balance due $ 3. 43 

MS (DLC: TJ Papers, 204:36270); undated; entirely in Dufief’s hand.

The history of the shakers was Thomas Brown, An Account of the People called Shakers: their Faith, Doctrines, and Practice (Troy, N.Y., 1812; Sowerby, description begins E. Millicent Sowerby, comp., Catalogue of the Library of Thomas Jefferson, 1952–59, 5 vols. description ends no. 1707). la sagesse: TJ owned several editions of Pierre Charron, De La Sagesse (note to TJ to Louis H. Girardin, 7 July 1814).

Index Entries

  • An Account of the People called Shakers (T. Brown) search
  • A New Universal and Pronouncing Dictionary of the French and English Languages (N. G. Dufief) search
  • Aurora (Philadelphia newspaper); TJ’s subscription to search
  • Barton, William; Memoirs of the Life of David Rittenhouse search
  • books; dictionaries search
  • books; on mathematics search
  • Bradford & Inskeep (Philadelphia firm); TJ pays search
  • Brown, Thomas; An Account of the People called Shakers search
  • Charron, Pierre; De La Sagesse search
  • Davis, William; edits The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy (I. Newton; trans. A. Motte) search
  • De La Sagesse (P. Charron) search
  • Duane, William; TJ’s account with search
  • Dufief, Nicolas Gouin; account with TJ search
  • Dufief, Nicolas Gouin; A New Universal and Pronouncing Dictionary of the French and English Languages search
  • Dufief, Nicolas Gouin; TJ orders books from search
  • French language; dictionaries search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Books & Library; and newspaper subscriptions search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Books & Library; receives works search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; account with Bradford & Inskeep search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; account with J. F. Watson search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; account with N. G. Dufief search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; account with W. Duane search
  • mathematics; books on search
  • Memoirs of the Life of David Rittenhouse (W. Barton) search
  • Motte, Andrew; translates The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy (I. Newton; ed. W. Davis) search
  • newspapers; Philadelphia Aurora search
  • newspapers; subscriptions to, by TJ search
  • Newton, Sir Isaac; The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy (ed. W. Davis; trans. A. Motte) search
  • Philadelphia; newspapers in search
  • religion; Shakers search
  • religion; works on search
  • Rittenhouse, David; W. Barton’s memoir on search
  • Shakers; books on search
  • subscriptions, for publications; newspapers search
  • The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy (I. Newton; ed. W. Davis; trans. A. Motte) search
  • Watson, John Fanning; as bookseller search