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Nicolas G. Dufief to Thomas Jefferson, 9 September 1814

From Nicolas G. Dufief

Philadelphie ce 9. Sept. 1814

Monsieur,

J’ai eu l’honneur de vous envoyer par le courrier de ce matin le 3ème & dernier volume du dictionnaire universel—Je n’ai pas réussi Jusqu’à présent à trouver l’ouvrage d’Evanson—Aussitôt après avoir reçu les 150dlls de Mr Gibson, Je me Suis empressé d’aller regler avec Mr Bradford, chez qui l’on m’a donné le reçu inclus. Les autres personnes Seront payées dès qu’elles Se présenteront

Je Suis avec le respect profond qui vous est du

Votre très-dévoué Serviteur

N. G. Dufief

Editors’ Translation

Philadelphia 9. Sept. 1814

Sir,

By this morning’s post I had the honor of sending you the third and final volume of the New Universal and Pronouncing Dictionary of the French and English Languages—I have not yet succeeded in finding Evanson’s book—As soon as I received the 150 dollars from Mr. Gibson, I immediately went to settle your account with Mr. Bradford, at whose house I was given the enclosed receipt. The other people will be paid as soon as they present themselves

I am with the profound respect which is your due

Your very devoted servant

N. G. Dufief

RC (DLC); endorsed by TJ as received 15 Sept. 1814 and so recorded in SJL. Translation by Dr. Genevieve Moene. Enclosure not found.

Index Entries

  • A New Universal and Pronouncing Dictionary of the French and English Languages (N. G. Dufief) search
  • books; dictionaries search
  • books; on religion search
  • books; sent by N. G. Dufief search
  • Bradford & Inskeep (Philadelphia firm); TJ pays 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; bookseller search
  • Dufief, Nicolas Gouin; letters from search
  • Evanson, Edward; The Dissonance of the four Generally Received Evangelists, and the Evidence of their Respective Authenticity Examined search
  • French language; letters in, from; N. G. Dufief search
  • Gibson, Patrick; payments made for TJ search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Books & Library; works sent to search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Business & Financial Affairs; account with N. G. Dufief search
  • religion; works on search
  • The Dissonance of the four Generally Received Evangelists, and the Evidence of their Respective Authenticity Examined (E. Evanson) search