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Samuel Butler (for Hezekiah Niles) to Thomas Jefferson, 16 December 1818

From Samuel Butler (for Hezekiah Niles)

Baltimore 16th Decr. 1818.—

Sir

Your favor of 9th Inst is at Hand covering five dollars for your subscription to the Weekly Register for the current year—inclosed you have a rect for the same. and please receive thanks for your polite attention and punctuality.

With great respect I am sir yours
  S. Butler
in behalf of Hez. Niles
 who at present is out of Town—

RC (DLC); at foot of text: “Thos Jefferson Esqr Monticello”; endorsed by TJ as a letter from “Henry” Niles received 20 Dec. 1818 and so recorded in SJL; with additional notation by TJ above endorsement: “Newspapers.” Enclosure: receipt from Butler (for Niles) to TJ, Baltimore, 16 Dec. 1818, for five dollars, covering subscription to Baltimore Weekly Register “from No. 364 to No. 416 or for 1 year up to September, 1819” (MS in DLC; printed form, with blanks filled in by Butler [here indicated by underscoring] and signed by him).

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  • Baltimore, Md.; newspapers search
  • Butler, Samuel (ca.1765–1826); and BaltimoreNiles’ Weekly Register search
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  • Jefferson, Thomas; Books & Library; and newspaper subscriptions search
  • newspapers; BaltimoreNiles’ Weekly Register search
  • Niles, Hezekiah; andNiles’ Weekly Register search
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