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Enclosure: Account with Nicolas G. Dufief, [6 April 1814]

Enclosure

Account with Nicolas G. Dufief

Th Jefferson Esqr in a/c with N G Dufief

 1812    
Nov 4 th  Simp Fluxion 6.18  May 25 18131
Mellish Map 1.00  By Cash 40.00
  18132  
Jany 4 Tacitus 8.00
Feby 15 Titus Livius 12.50
June 28 Cash Paid 2.00
July 10 Directory 1.25
14 Dictionary 11.50
Aug 31 Heathan Phiy 1.00
Novr 18 Traité de Mor 1.50  Balanc due N G Dufief 4.93
$44.93 44.93
 
Due N G Dufief April 6th 14   $4.93

MS (DLC: TJ Papers, 201:35730); in a clerk’s hand; undated; with top horizontal rule and double vertical rule in red ink and additional entries at foot of text in TJ’s hand recording the purchase on 14 Apr. 1814 of Isaac “Newton’s Philosophy” (The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy) for $18 (see note to Dufief to TJ, 14 Apr. 1814) and, without listing a date or price, “another copy” of Dufief’s A New Universal and Pronouncing Dictionary of the French and English Languages, 3 vols. (Philadelphia, 1810; Sowerby, description begins E. Millicent Sowerby, comp., Catalogue of the Library of Thomas Jefferson, 1952–59, 5 vols. description ends no. 4822; Poor, Jefferson’s Library description begins Nathaniel P. Poor, Catalogue. President Jefferson’s Library, 1829 description ends , 14 [no. 881]).

1Manuscript corrected from “1814” based on TJ to Patrick Gibson, 20 May 1813, and TJ to Dufief, 21 May 1813.

2Reworked from “1812.”

Index Entries

  • A New Universal and Pronouncing Dictionary of the French and English Languages (N. G. Dufief) search
  • books; dictionaries search
  • books; on history search
  • books; on mathematics search
  • books; on morals search
  • books; on religion search
  • books; sent by N. G. Dufief search
  • Dufief, Nicolas Gouin; account with TJ search
  • Dufief, Nicolas Gouin; A New Universal and Pronouncing Dictionary of the French and English Languages search
  • history; books on search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Books & Library; orders books search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; account with N. G. Dufief search
  • Livy (Titus Livius); Titi Livii Historiarum Libri search
  • Map of the Seat of War in North America (J. Melish) search
  • mathematics; books on search
  • Melish, John; Map of the Seat of War in North America search
  • Newton, Sir Isaac; Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica search
  • Newton, Sir Isaac; The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy search
  • Paradis de Raymondis, Jean Zacharie; Traité élémentaire de Morale et du Bonheur search
  • Philadelphia; directory search
  • Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica (I. Newton) search
  • Priestley, Joseph; The Doctrines of Heathen Philosophy, compared with those of Revelation search
  • religion; works on search
  • Simpson, Thomas; The Doctrine and Application of Fluxions search
  • Tacitus; Tacitus C. Cornelii Taciti Opera quae supersunt search
  • Tacitus C. Cornelii Taciti Opera quae supersunt (Tacitus) search
  • The Doctrine and Application of Fluxions (T. Simpson) search
  • The Doctrines of Heathen Philosophy, compared with those of Revelation (J. Priestley) search
  • The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy (I. Newton) search
  • Titi Livii Historiarum Libri (Livy) search
  • Traité élémentaire de Morale et du Bonheur (J. Z. Paradis de Raymondis) search