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Enclosure: Thomas Jefferson’s List of Books to be Acquired by Joseph Milligan, [ca. 28 March 1815]

Enclosure

List of Books to be Acquired by Joseph Milligan

[ca. 28 Mar. 1815]

Impartial history of the Revolution in France. 1. v. 8vo

Ray’s American tars in Tripoli. 12mo printed in the US.

Sampson’s memoirs. 8vo

Hepburn’s book of gardening. 12mo printed at Washington.

Bracken’s pocket farrier. 12mo

Fulton on canals. a thin 4to

Duane’s Handbook for infantry 8vo

White on bees.

Jeffery’s narrative of 2. aerial voyages. a pamphlet 4to

Smith’s Distillery. 8vo printed in Phila.

Harris’s three treatises. 8vo

the Book of Common prayer. an 8vo edition.

the power of religion on the mind by Lindlay Murray. 12mo

Sterne’s sermons. a 12mo edition of preference.

Harrison’s Chancery practice 2. v. 8vo

Beccaria on crimes & punishments. either in Italian or Eng.

Beverley’s hist. of Virginia

Young’s farmer’s guide. 8vo

Young’s Rural Socrates. 8vo [this is sometimes bound up with the former]

Young’s Physiology. printed somewhere in New England. 8vo

Burkhard’s elements of the philosophy of nature by Smith. 12mo

Wise’s Young man’s companion. 12mo

MS (NjP: John Story Gulick Collection of American Statesmen); entirely in TJ’s hand; subjoined to RC of covering letter; undated; brackets in original; with text obscured by tape supplied from PoC. PoC (DLC: TJ Papers, 203:36216); subjoined to PoC of covering letter.

Index Entries

  • agriculture; books on search
  • A Hand Book for Infantry (W. Duane) search
  • alcohol; books on distilling of search
  • A Narrative of the Two Aerial Voyages (J. Jeffries) search
  • An Essay on Crimes & Punishments (C. B. Beccaria) search
  • A New Physical System of Astronomy … to which is annexed, A Physiological Treatise (J. Young) search
  • An Impartial History of the late Revolution in France search
  • astronomy; books on search
  • A Treatise on the Improvement of Canal Navigation (R. Fulton) search
  • balloons search
  • Beccaria, Cesare Bonesana, marchese di; An Essay on Crimes & Punishments search
  • beekeeping; works on search
  • Beverley, Robert; Histoire de la Virginie search
  • books; military search
  • books; on agriculture search
  • books; on astronomy search
  • books; on balloons search
  • books; on bees search
  • books; on canals search
  • books; on distilling search
  • books; on French Revolution search
  • books; on gardening search
  • books; on history search
  • books; on horses search
  • books; on medicine search
  • books; on natural history search
  • books; on self-improvement search
  • Bracken, Henry; The Traveller’s Pocket-Farrier search
  • Burkhard, Johann Gottlieb; Elementary or Fundamental Principles of The Philosophy of Natural History search
  • canals; books on search
  • Collateral Bee-Boxes. Or, a New, Easy, and Advantageous Method of Managing Bees (S. White) search
  • Duane, William; A Hand Book for Infantry search
  • education; military instruction search
  • Elementary or Fundamental Principles of The Philosophy of Natural History (J. G. Burkhard) search
  • French Revolution; works on search
  • Fulton, Robert; A Treatise on the Improvement of Canal Navigation search
  • gardening; books on search
  • Gardiner, John; The American Gardener search
  • Harris, James; Three Treatises … Concerning Art … Music Painting and Poetry … [and] Happiness search
  • Harrison, Joseph; The Practice of the Court of Chancery search
  • Hepburn, David; The American Gardener search
  • Hirzel, Hans Caspar; The Rural Socrates search
  • Histoire de la Virginie (R. Beverley) search
  • Horrors of Slavery: or, The American Tars in Tripoli (W. Ray) search
  • horses; books on search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Books & Library; orders books search
  • Jeffries, John; A Narrative of the Two Aerial Voyages search
  • law; books on search
  • medicine; books on search
  • Memoirs (W. Sampson) search
  • military; works on search
  • Milligan, Joseph; TJ orders books from search
  • Murray, Lindley; The Power of Religion on the Mind, in Retirement, Affliction, and At the Approach of Death search
  • natural history; books on search
  • Ray, William; Horrors of Slavery: or, The American Tars in Tripoli search
  • religion; works on search
  • Sampson, William; Memoirs search
  • Sermons by The late Rev. Mr. Sterne (L. Sterne) search
  • Smith, Mr. (author); work of on distilling search
  • Sterne, Laurence; Sermons by The late Rev. Mr. Sterne search
  • The American Gardener (J. Gardiner and D. Hepburn) search
  • The Book of Common Prayer search
  • The Farmer’s Guide in Hiring and Stocking Farms (A. Young) search
  • The Newest Young Man’s Companion (T. Wise) search
  • The Power of Religion on the Mind, in Retirement, Affliction, and At the Approach of Death (L. Murray) search
  • The Practice of the Court of Chancery (J. Harrison) search
  • The Rural Socrates (H. C. Hirzel) search
  • The Traveller’s Pocket-Farrier (H. Bracken) search
  • Three Treatises … Concerning Art … Music Painting and Poetry … [and] Happiness (J. Harris) search
  • Virginia; historiography of search
  • White, Stephen; Collateral Bee-Boxes. Or, a New, Easy, and Advantageous Method of Managing Bees search
  • Wise, Thomas; The Newest Young Man’s Companion search
  • Young, Arthur; and The Rural Socrates (H. C. Hirzel) search
  • Young, Arthur; The Farmer’s Guide in Hiring and Stocking Farms search
  • Young, Joseph; A New Physical System of Astronomy … to which is annexed, A Physiological Treatise search