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I have recieved from M r Miligan of George Town , a small box, which he requests me to forward to you.—I have this day sent it by the Charlottsville stage.—Wishing it may arrive safe RC ( DLC ); at foot of text: “Thomas Jefferson Esq. Monticello”; endorsed by TJ as received 24 June 1810 and so recorded in SJL . William F.
I this day forward to you ⅌ stage, a small Box , which M r Milligan of George Town sent to my care.— With best wishes for its safe arrival RC ( DLC ); at foot of text: “Th. Jefferson Esqr.”; endorsed by TJ as received 22 May 1811 and so recorded in SJL . The box
By this day’s stage I send you a small Box that has been sent to my care from J. Milligan & Co of Geo. Town . Wishing it safe to hand RC ( DLC ); endorsed by TJ as received 13 Dec. 1813 and so recorded in SJL .
M r Joseph Milligan of Geo. Town has requested me to take charge of any little Packets that may be forwarded to this place for you; and as by his desire I acquaint you of my willingness to do so. Any thing that may be committed to my care for you, be assured shall be promp t ly attended to. If, Sir, I can serve you in the line of my business, be pleased to command me. RC ( DLC
M r Joseph Miligan Bot. of William F. Gray 1 Marshall s Life of Washington $17.50 1 Stewart on the Mind 5.00 1 Cooper s Justinian 6.00 1 Walker
I this day forward to you, by the Mail Cart, a small bundle of Books , sent to my care by M r Milligan of George Town . Wishing them safe to hand RC ( DLC ); at foot of text: “Tho s Jefferson Esq. Monticello”; endorsed by TJ as received 15 Mar. 1816 and so recorded in SJL . For the small bundle of books
By the next stage that leaves this place for Charlotesville , I will forward to you a Box which has been addressed to my care,— I presume by Mr Milligan . It gives me much pleasure to be thus able to serve you. RC ( DLC ); endorsed by TJ as received 11 May 1818 and so recorded in SJL . RC ( MHi ); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to Charles Simms, 30 July 1818
I had intended to pay my respects to you at Monticello , but on my arrival here I found you had set off for the Mountain Top , and I could not, with any propriety, break in upon your important avocations there with a business so much of a personal and private nature. My object in taking the liberty to address you in this way, is, in the first place, to ask your attention to the accompanying...
At the request of Mr Todd I have procured the Analectic Magazine to sent [ sic ] on by Mail for you, and I herewith forward the No. for Sept. That for Aug. had been sent off by Water, before I gave the necessary directions to the publisher, and has not yet reached me. It shall be sent to you as soon as recd. I have made enquiry respecting Wilson’s Ornithology and Pinkerton’s Voyages & Travels....
I have the pleasure of acknowledging the rec t of your kind letter under date the 7 th Curt. —Accept my thanks for your friendly notice of my letter of the 3 rd Aug. — Since I was at Charlottesville , I have been strongly advised to the measure of establishing a Bookstore there; my own inclination favoured it; and, other motives being now strengthened by your approbation and friendly promise...
Your several favours respecting the Box of Books that you sent for me to bind, with the Books themselves, have been duly rec d —On examin in g the Books, I find some of the periodical works are not entire; and before they are bound up I thought it right to ask you if you were apprised of this, and if you wish them bound as sent, or not.— The “Port Folio,” in particular, lacks several numbers.—...
Tho s Jefferson, Esq. To William F. Gray D r 1819 March 20 th For Binding 30 Vols. Ed: Review 75 22.50 " 2 " Law Journal 62½ 1.25 2 " Laws U.S.
The bearer, M r Tho s Smith, has applied to me for an introduction to you; but not having ever had that honour myself, it may be considered too great a liberty for me to take.—He will no doubt carry with him a much better introduction than my name can give him. I will only say that he has for some time lived my neighbor, and has approved himself a sober and industrious citizen; and in every...
Annexed I present a full statement of my a/c against you from the time that I have been favoured with your orders. If found correct, you will oblige me by an early remittance of the bal. in the way most convenient to yourself.— I owe you an apology for not having furnished the Book that you ordered a long time ago. The fact was I failed to get it of two correspondents to whom I wrote, and I at...
Thomas Jefferson Esq r To William F. Gray Dr 1818 Octo 23 For 30 Mo s Edinburgh Review from } No 28 to No 58 inclusive 37 50 Nov. 6 〃 No 59 Ditto Ditto 1
Your favour of the 23 rd March came safely to hand and in due time. The enclosure $37.50 is placed to your credit, for. which. please to accept my thanks.— When you wrote I was absent from home, and since my return, indisposition and a necessary attention to some pressing matters of business have prevented me from answering the letter rec d during my absence until now. This is the reason, and...
I take the liberty of handing your acct. since the last settlement. Having a pressing occasion for money, if it be perfectly convenient to you—you would oblige me by remitting the amt. due—$46.37½. James Madison Esq. To Wm: F. Gray Dr. 1820 Mar. 13 For 1 Mosheims Ecclesiastical Hist. 18. Apl. 27 " 1 Quarterly Review No. 43  1.25 May 16 " No. 64 Edinburgh Review  1.25 June 29 " No. 65 Ditto...
I have within my reach, a Book entitled “Histoire Philosophique de la Révolution de France, depuis la premiere assemblée des Notables jusqu’ à la paix de Presburg; Par Ant. Fantin-Desodoards.” It is in ten Octavo Vols. and said to be the 5 th edition revised and corrected by the author, and printed in 1807.— I have not been able to find the title of this Book in any of my Catalogues. And not...
Your favour of the 17th. as well as a former note on the subject of the Reviews, has been duly recd. Your wishes shall be complied with. Your subscription to the London Quarterly Review is discontinued, and I send to you by this Mail the North American Review for Jan. 1822. The subsequ[e]nt Nos. shall be forwarded as soon as I recieve them. At present I have none in store but what were already...
By this mail I send to you the January no. of the North American Review. I am not certain whether or not it was sent before. I have negligently delivered one copy of that no. to some subscriber, and am not able to ascertain to whom. If you have already recd. the Jany. no. you will oblige me by returning the one now sent, pr Mail. Respectfully Your obt. svt. RC ( DLC ). Postmarked at...
Yours of the 24th. duly recd. I thank you for your attention to my enquiry. By the mail that conveys this I send you the North American Review for April 1822. The No. for Octo. 1822 contains the Review of “Europe.” I have not a copy of it in store at present. I however send you, on loan , a Vol. from the Circulating Library, which contains that article, which you will please to return when...
Not having any remittances to make to Boston on my own acct. I have procured a draft on the Mechanics’ Bank of New York for the sum you wish to remit. And presuming it would be more agreable to you for the remittance to go directly from yourself I herewith enclose it to you. This is the best mode we in this place have of remitting money to Boston. The draft will answer the purposes of your...
This is merely to acknowledge the rect. of your favour of the 24th. with $180. enclosed; which is to your credit. Respectfully Your obt. Svt. RC ( DLC ).
Be pleased to drop me a line saying whether or not I have ever furnished you with the North American Review for October last. If I have not it shall be sent to you by the next mail after I receive your answer. Respectfully Your obt. Svt. RC ( DLC ). Docketed by JM .
Having again become Agent for the Reviews, I send you by this mail the January No. of the North Am: Review. No. 81 of the Edinburg Review is in the press and will soon be ready for subscribers. If there be any nos. preceeding these that you have not recd. which I have reason to believe may be the case, please to send me a memo. of them and they shall be sent to you. I also take the liberty of...
Enclosed I hand you copy of my acct. against you, which would have been rendered sooner, but for an intention of visiting Charlottesville & presenting it in person, which has been continually entertained and continually prevented by circumstances, during the past year.—You will now oblige me by remitting the Amt. ⅌ mail, at your convenience. The Reviews have been furnished to you during the...
Thomas Jefferson Esq r To W m F Gray Dr 1819. Sept 9. To Balance due by acct. Ren d $36.50 1820 Jany 15. 〃 N o 63 Edinburgh Review 1.25
I have the pleasure of acknowledging the reciept of your favour of the 16 th Inst.—I also duly recieved, through the hands of Col. B. Peyton, $15.25 in full of your a/c. I regret your determination to recieve your Ed bg Reviews in future from Richmond. The payments heretofore made me and the manner of them have been perfectly satisfactory. Intending to pay particular attention to the...
The last evenings mail from the west brought me the 47 th and 48 th nos. of the North American Review, which I had heretofore sent to you; and also your letter explaining the cause of your returning them. I understood your letter of 16 th March as interdicting my sending you the Edinburg Review, alone, and not as applying to the North American Review, otherwise I should not have taken the...
On applying to Mr. Withers this morning he gave me a Copy of No. 78 Ed. Review, to complete your series; and, as he never had the North American Rev: for Octo. 1824, I presume you did not receive that No. By this day’s Mail I send you those two, which I hope will make your sets complete. Upon the supposition that that would be the case, I paid Mr. Green the $10. recd. in your favour of the...