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Yours of the 11 th ins t post mark 17 th reached me yesterday it covered a draft for ninety two dollars for which please accept my thanks I wrote you on the 16th enclosing my account amount $264 75 If convenient it is particularly desirable to me to have it Settled as I am settling up all my business to put my stock into better order than I could possibly keep it during the war The whole of...
Your esteemed favour of the 19 th October was duly received and Should have been regularly attend ed to but I was at that time much engaged in the business of the Potomac and Shenandoah Navigation Lottery which is Since finished, indeed this lottery has taken up much of my time the past summer but I am happy to say that I have now got through it and am able to attend to my bookselling concern...
I have run through the Catalogue & find that the amount of Volumes if we include the Edinburg review will amo u nt to Say 6500 which agreeable to the Rule which I have laid down Viz for a folio ten dollars for a Quarto Six Dollars for an Octavo Three Dollars fo r a Duodecimo one Dollar. will Amount to a trifle over $24000 I have not Counted the Edinburg Review in the Number as the Number of...
Permit me to make known to you M r John Travers of the house of Hutchinson Travers & C o of Lesbon Who has been for the last eight years under the Care of his uncle Uncle William Riggen esqr many years u
Thomas Jefferson Esq r 1807 To Joseph Milligan November 7 th To 1 Malthus on population—2 vols Calf Gilt $ 8 – 00 1808 March 8
As you will See by the Enclosed proof of the first 12 pages of the Manual I have had it printed to meet your Idea as to Size and think that it is certainly a great improvement as it may be bound like the Volume of the British spy herwith sent So as to make an elegant pocket Volume I have not yet got the house of representatives to take a Vote on ordering a certain Number for the house but I...
I returned here on Monday-night at 10 o’clock, after having visited Richmond , Petersburg and Norfolk . In each of those places I found great military Preperations, and a Spirit of Unanimity amongst the citizens, that Surpassed my most Sanguin expectations. In Norfolk I was particularly attracted by the great, and (I trust) Successful, efforts that have been made to render that place Secure....
Your Esteemed favour of the 27 th u lt post marked Milton March 8 th reached me last week When you have compleated the review of the library I am ready to come & pack the Books. I will have the paper-shavings and wrapping paper ready that they may be Sent on as Soon as I hear that you are Ready— It will be necessary to have the packing cases that Each may Contain about 300 w t (but they need...
I have by the mail which will bring you this Sent you four Copies of the Exposition & c two are for yourself one for Co l Randolph & one for Cap t Carr Cap t Car will pay you for his Copy and I will charge it to your acccount
your Note of the 1 st Postmarked 7th reached me on monday the 12th I have Ordered the Nautical Almanacs both from Philadelphia and New york to be Sent to you by Mail. By a Calculation that I have made of the weight of the Monticello Library Ten Waggons to Carry 2500 lbs each will be Sufficient for Transporting it to washington If you have not a person Skilled in packing Books they are Liable...