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Thomas Jefferson to Nicolas G. Dufief, 9 June 1816

To Nicolas G. Dufief

Monticello June 9. 16.

Dear Sir

Your favor of May 27. is but just now come to hand, and I write this day to request messrs Gibson & Jefferson to remit you from Richmond 31.D. the amount of the books, in the hope you may recieve it before your departure for France should you definitively decide to go.   Mckay’s two volumes are recieved.   Accept my best wishes for a pleasant and safe voyage & return, with the assurance of my great esteem & respect

Th: Jefferson

PoC (DLC); on verso of reused address cover of Gideon Fitz to TJ, 20 Mar. 1816; at foot of text: “Mr Dufief”; endorsed by TJ.

Not on this day but the previous one, TJ made his request for a remittance to Dufief (TJ to Patrick Gibson, 8 June 1816).

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