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The terms of approbation with which you mention my Lecture and Museum , afford me much...
It gives me pleasure to inform you that I am so far on my return to the Museum with the Bones...
Believing you would be pleased in knowing my success in a trip up the north river, by the...
Your favour of the 29th. July I did not receive until I had reached the place of bones, when I...
The laborious, tho’ pleasing task of mounting the Mammoth Skeleton being done, gives me leisure...
The time is now fully arrived when it has become expedient to decide the fate of the Museum to...
Receive my assurances of obligation for the politeness and punctuality with which you have...
Your obliging letter wrote at the moment you were setting out for Monticello,—I sent to my Son...
The Bone from Mr Jno. Brown I have received to day, and great was my surprise to find it in form...
View of the Upper Part From the Suter H the center of the Head to root of the horn I 7 Inches...
View of the Back part that Joins the neck From A to B 2 feet 5 Inches. Circumference at C 21...
When I wrote last, the 10th. Ult., the head of a Common Ox then before me was so imperfect as to...
View of the back part of the Scull of the common Ox. MS ( DLC : TJ Papers, 124:21492); in Peale’s...
View of Bone from Kentucky, presented the American Philosophical Society. MS ( DLC : TJ Papers,...
MS ( DLC : TJ Papers, 124:21494); in Peale’s hand; his label on the larger angle in the diagram...
A Gentleman from Virginia lately viewing the Skeleton of the mammoth, told me that 9 miles from...
Mr. Hunter is returned from Kentucky and tells me that the account of the upper part of the Skull...
I have received letters from my Sons dated Octr 14th, about two weeks after they had opened their...
The Physiognotrace invented by Mr. Hawkins is made strong, because subject to be handled by all...
The enclosed essay on health is dressed to render it more worthy of your acceptance, and in this...
At last I have received Letters from my Sons in London—their neglect of writing, as I expected,...
After a long silence Rembrandt again communicates to me, dated London March 28th.—1803. “ The...
I have just received a letter from my Son Raphaelle at Norfolk, in which he says, a Doctr....
Yesterday General Proctor called on me with the enclosed Letter to make what use I pleased with...
I have just received the enclosed Pamphlet with Letters from my Sons —they closed their...
Such Instruments as we are daily in the habit of using should be made as perfect as possible, or...
Yours of the 27th. Ult. and 1st. Instant I have received.—A Polygraph with the alterations you...
Your Polygraph is in the Schooner Charming Mary, Captn. Potter, now on his passage to Richmond—It...
The enclosed pen-cases I flatter myself will be found very convenient, the slits are made longer...
This morning my son Rembrandt shewed me his invention of Pens to hold a greater quantity of Ink...
Inclosed are the spiral springs you desire in yours of the 19th. instant The loop is easily made...
Your letter of the 15th. also the Model I have received—and I doubt not by clamping the boards...
Several days I have been meditating to write and give you a description of Mr. Hawkins’s...
By the Mail Stage I have sent you two Polygraphs in one Box. The ease with which writing may be...
The Polygraph you desire for Mr. Volney is in the hands of my Workmen, who are pleased in the...
Puting some of the Machinery togather will complete the Polygraph you intend for Mr. Volney—It is...
Your Polygraph will be put into the Mail Stage on tomorrow.   Desiring to make it as correct as...
Polygraph for Mr. Volney $60.— The Polygraph at Washington & that at Monticella being 60$...
When I was writing the other day on the preservation of Furs, it was my intention to have...
I have just received yours of the 3d instant, and regret that it did not arrive sooner, as it is...
I have only time to inform you that the Polyh. is sent by this Mail Stage—that the Boxes for...
I have not been unmindful of the conversation we had on Stone ware for the purpose of cookery,...
Your Model for a very small Polygraph is now before me, to give a proper answer on it, I must...
The Polygraph made for your use at Monticella has not yet arrived here, finding it did not come I...
The Polygraph intended for your Secretary and that for Mr. Volney were shippd yesterday, and the...
The small Polygraph mentioned in my letter of the 13th. has now the Machinery to it and will...
By tomorrows mail-stage I mean to send in one packing-case, two Polygraphs; one that you ordered...
Your favor of the 12th. ult. enclosing the payment of Sixty Dollars for your small polygraph,...
I have just returned from the Country, where my young family was during the late fever, and found...
Yesterday I received the Articles by Captn. Elwood, the Polygraph has the Pivot piece, connecting...