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It was my intention to have paid you a visit when I left Philad a I had proposed to myself to...
It is long indeed since I have intended to answer your letter of April 17. , at first I wished to...
I presented to the Philosophical Society at their last setting, the drawing of the Antilope with...
A rainey day, this you think should be a day of leisure with a farmer, such and sundays for...
Long oppressed under duty, respect and friendship, in having omited to write to you about the...
Last evening I received your letter of the 17 th Instant, and I suppose before this time you have...
By my inquiries amongst the Watch-makers in the City, I have found a young man of good Character,...
The terms of approbation with which you mention my Lecture and Museum , afford me much...
Your favor enclosing Ten Dollars; the payment for the additions to your small Polygraph I have...
Agreable to the request of Govr. Lewis I have prepared one of the heads of the American Argali...
When we beleive that we have made any discovery that offers somthing for the benefit of man, no...
My Sons here are very desireous of having the outline of your profile taken in the size which the...
The small Polygraph mentioned in my letter of the 13th. has now the Machinery to it and will...
The Bears I received today, in good health, and tomorrow we shall give them a more spacious Cage....
Yesterday I received the Articles by Captn. Elwood, the Polygraph has the Pivot piece, connecting...
In several visits I made to Philad a after receiving your statement concerning young M c elhany,...
I sensibly feel for your privations and sufferings, and hope and beg that my corrispondance may...
The Bone from Mr Jno. Brown I have received to day, and great was my surprise to find it in form...
Was I under a mistake in expecting the favor of your sitting at One O’clock this day? You will...
In the hope, my dear Sir, of giving you some little amusement on what I conceive an interesting...
The enclosed pen-cases I flatter myself will be found very convenient, the slits are made longer...
A Gentleman from Virginia lately viewing the Skeleton of the mammoth, told me that 9 miles from...
Such Instruments as we are daily in the habit of using should be made as perfect as possible, or...
View of the back part of the Scull of the common Ox. MS ( DLC : TJ Papers, 124:21492); in Peale’s...
View of the Back part that Joins the neck From A to B 2 feet 5 Inches. Circumference at C 21...
I have received one hundred Dollars inclosed in your favor of the 12th. Instant, and with...
Polygraph for Mr. Volney $60.— The Polygraph at Washington & that at Monticella being 60$...
It was my intention in my last letter to have mentioned to you my equiescence in your retaining...
The enclosed essay on health is dressed to render it more worthy of your acceptance, and in this...
Puting some of the Machinery togather will complete the Polygraph you intend for Mr. Volney—It is...
MS ( DLC : TJ Papers, 124:21494); in Peale’s hand; his label on the larger angle in the diagram...
Mr. Philip DePeyster writes me that John Lyle Esqr. is dead; that two Vessels, one in 24 days and...
I have just returned from the Country, where my young family was during the late fever, and found...
I send you a pr. of Pen-arms with Screws for the Movement of the Pen-tubes, and also springs...
The enclosed profiles I hope will be acceptable, the names were repeated to me by one of the...
A french-man; an Indian trader from new Orleans, brought here in the sickly season last summer a...
I Send enclosed a clumsey pen-case, the want of a clamp machine for making screws (which cannot...
The Polygraph you desire for Mr. Volney is in the hands of my Workmen, who are pleased in the...
The Polygraph intended for your Secretary and that for Mr. Volney were shippd yesterday, and the...
It is my wish to communicate to you whatever I think has a chance of being novel and...
At last I have received Letters from my Sons in London—their neglect of writing, as I expected,...
The bearer Mr. James Chalmers is desireous to enter into the Army. he is of a very respectable...
By tomorrows mail-stage I mean to send in one packing-case, two Polygraphs; one that you ordered...
It is my hope that I shall never do any thing, which will be disagreable to you. My father was a...
your Polygraph I received this afternoon, and it is now in the hands of the Workman, who will...
Yours of 9th. Instant I received to day, and by the enclosed you will see that I have shiped two...
Making use of a Polygraph which is placed in the Room of my Sons Exhibition of the Skeleton of...
Mr. Hunter is returned from Kentucky and tells me that the account of the upper part of the Skull...
When I received your Polygraph, I repaired the springs, then made an essay to write with it,...
It is evident that many Persons who has had what is termed a classical Education, have so little...