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Thomas Jefferson to Nicolas G. Dufief, 24 June 1813

To Nicolas G. Dufief

[24 June 1813]

Th: Jefferson asks the favor of M. Dufief to send him the books noted below, always bearing in mind the Weekly mission in small parcels for the ease of the mail: and also to note to him the prices that he may make his remittances at convenient intervals.

 

Tull’s horsehoeing husbandry, an old book in 8vo

Young’s Experiments in Agriculture. (I think it is in 3. vols. 8vo)

Memoirs of Theophilus Lindsay by Belsham. a new work in 2. v. 8vo just publd

The Lounger’s Common place book. the latest1 edition to be had. 8vo

Dufief’s Dict. Fr. & Eng. 3. vols.

the latest Philadelphia Directory.

PoC (DLC: TJ Papers, 198:35286); undated; endorsed by TJ as a letter of 24 June 1813 and so recorded in SJL.

The common place book was Jeremiah Whitaker Newman, The Lounger’s Common-Place Book, or, Alphabetical Arrangement of Miscellaneous Anecdotes; a Biographic, Political, Literary, and Satirical Compilation, in Prose and Verse, 2 vols. (London, 1792–93), and later eds.

1Reworked from “last.”

Index Entries

  • A Course of Experimental Agriculture (Young) search
  • agriculture; books on search
  • A New Universal and Pronouncing Dictionary of the French and English Languages (N. G. Dufief) search
  • Belsham, Thomas; Memoirs of the Late Reverend Theophilus Lindsey, M.A. search
  • books; dictionaries search
  • books; on agriculture search
  • books; on religion search
  • Dufief, Nicolas Gouin; A New Universal and Pronouncing Dictionary of the French and English Languages search
  • Dufief, Nicolas Gouin; bookseller search
  • Dufief, Nicolas Gouin; letters to search
  • Horse-Hoeing Husbandry: or, An Essay on the Principles of Vegetation and Tillage (J. Tull) search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Books & Library; orders books search
  • Lindsey, Theophilus; Memoirs of the Late Reverend Theophilus Lindsey search
  • Memoirs of the Late Reverend Theophilus Lindsey, M.A. (T. Belsham) search
  • Newman, Jeremiah Whitaker; The Lounger’s Common-Place Book search
  • Philadelphia; directory search
  • religion; works on search
  • The Lounger’s Common-Place Book (Newman) search
  • Tull, Jethro; Horse-Hoeing Husbandry: or, An Essay on the Principles of Vegetation and Tillage search
  • Young, Arthur; A Course of Experimental Agriculture search