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The demise of the Register of the Land Office for the District of Cincinnati, having very recently occurred, I take the liberty of soliciting an appointment to fill the vacancy occasioned thereby. Having a considerable number of friends here, as well as in different situations in the United States, I scarcely know sir, to whom I shall apply, or from what quarter I shall select those, to whose...
This is the third time I have had the honor of addressing you within a few days. My first communication was transmitted with a printed account of the proceedings of the 4th. of July, in this place; which I intended to produce as a testimony of the esteem in which I am held by the people, and as a proof of my Strong regard and attachment for yourself. My very respectable friends and relatives...
We take the liberty of soliciting your name as a subscriber to the Edinburgh Encyclopaedia. This very extraordinary work has already obtained a large share of public patronage in this quarter Edward Parker & Joseph Delaplaine Since the prospectus was printed, Professors Barton of Philad a
Th: Jefferson presents his compliments to Mess rs Edward Parker & Joseph Delaplaine, and his thanks for the communication of their prospectus for reprinting the Edinburgh Encyclopaedia. possessing already every Encyclopedia which has been published in France , Great Britain & America , & a library moreover vastly beyond his present wants, he has for some time ceased to make additions to it, &...
I will take it as a particular favour if you will give me your name to the Emporium of Arts & Sciences . The value of the subscription is nothing, it is the honor of having your name I am anxious for. RC ( DLC : TJ Papers , 191:33940); undated; subjoined to enclosure; addressed: “Honorable Thomas Jefferson Monticello Virginia”; postmarked Philadelphia , 24 Apr.; endorsed by TJ as received from...
I send you my subscription , and shall recieve your Emporium with pleasure, and with still greater if the price can be paid to any one in this state. the difficulty of remitting to a distance small & fractional sums has induced me to new withdraw from newspapers and other things published out of the state. a regular knolege of the advance of the arts and sciences in Europe which D r Coxe is so...
15 May 1812, Philadelphia. Solicits JM’s “patronage to the Emporium of Arts & Sciences … not for the pecuniary value of the subscription, but for the honor of [his] name.” “Mr. Jefferson has favoured me with his name,” as have several members of Congress. Requests JM, if he approves, to write his name on the same paper. If JM declines, requests the return of the prospectus. Also asks that...
I have recd. your letter of the 15th. with a prospectus of the “Emporium of the Arts & Sciences,” and a letter from Mr. Jefferson, now returned to you. Considering the plan as formed for solid usefulness, and the execution of it in able hands, I regret that I can not patronize it in the mode, of which so high an example is before me. The numerous applications, incident to the Station I am in,...
We should derive peculiar gratification from receiving your name as a subscriber to our edition of Macklin’s Bible . Permit us to express our hopes that you will honor us with your name on this occasion. Joseph Delaplaine , & Murray, Draper, Fairman & C o RC ( DLC ); in Delaplaine’s hand and signed by him; addressed (clipped): “ Virginia ”; endorsed by TJ as received 3 Mar. 1813 and so...
Your favor of Feb. 25. is just recieved, and I am duly sensible of the obliging motives you express for desiring my subscription to the very magnifi c ent edition you propose to publish of Maclin’s bible. but age and infirmity warn me from engaging in new undertakings which will require for their completion more years than I have to live. the prospectus supposes the work will be compleated in...