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MHi : Coolidge Collection.
Th: Jefferson asks the favor of mr and mrs Key to dine at Monticello tomorrow, Friday his dinner hour is half after three. ItF : Gonnelli Collection.
Th: Jefferson returns his thanks to mr Miller for the trouble he has taken with his Polygraph, and unwilling to add to it by that of bringing it here, as it can only come in a carriage, he sends a boy with a small vehicle for it; and hopes mr Millar by coming to dinner tomorrow, or next day, or any day which suits him will give him an opportunity of expressing his thanks personally. OCHP .
Th: Jefferson asks the favor of mr Thomas W. Gilmer to dine at Monticello to-day with Gen l La Fayette. Privately owned.
Age and debility after a recent illness oblige Th: Jefferson to borrow the pen of another to thank Col o Lehré for his kind letter of July 5. to assure him of the gratification it affords him to learn that those who have thought well of him continue their kind dispositions and that those who have thought otherwise begin to change opinions. he never had a wish but for the good of all his...
Th Jefferson returns his thanks to D r Sewall for the information he has been so kind as to furnish him of the institution of a Medical school in the College of Columbia. he sincerely wishes it success and that it may have it’s share in the merit of lessening the afflictions of mankind. he is particularly obliged to him for his interesting account of the medical institutions of our country. we...
Since my solicitation of July 22. at your request the ground on which I stand is entirely changed, and it is become impossible for me to ask any thing further from the govmt. I cannot explain this to you, and even request you not to mention the fact. I should not have sent it to you, but that I cannot offer you false excuses. my frdshp for you is the same , but this method of proving it is no...
I am sorry I cannot announce to you any definitive result as to the object of my visit here to-morrow however the bill will be brought in without fail; there will be opposition but wither by silent vote or active debate is not known; your friends are sanguine there has been no pause or hesitation with them since I last wrote. By the next mail or by private conveyance if any offers earlier I...
I have duly recieved your favor of the 1 st instant, and am happy to learn that we are likely to have a good biography of the late judge M c Kean. altho’ we served together in revolutionary scenes, and after these in others equally trying, yet length of time and the wane of memory have left me no recollections which would be worth noting. the general remembrance can never be obliterated that...
This is merely to convey to you a triplicate of Gwathmey’s bill on James Hogarty of Liverpool for 369 £ 10. s sterling, the 1 st & 2 d of which were sent to mr Williams, of which 444. D. are to be paid on my account to M. & M de Pini and 1200. D. to be credited by you to the University of Virginia for the purposes explained to you in my letter of Apr. 16. I salute you with affectionate...
M r Brockenbro’ Proctor of the University of Virga informs me that you have been so kind as to send him for that instn 2. boxes of minerals procured in Germany. for this proof of the int. you take in that instn I beg leave on it’s behalf to return you it’s thanks. I hope it will fully repay the patronage of our country by the effect it will have on it’s future science morals and good fame. it...
Your favor of Oct. 29. was duly recieved. our Report was ready on the 6 th of Oct. except as to a single blank to be filled with the result of an account not then in hand, this was not rendered to me till the day before yesterday and I this day commit the whole to the mail under address to the Gov r as required by law. I hope you will always print our reports in 8 vo being most convenient for...
I have duly recieved your favor of the 5 th & also the half dozen cups which you have been so kind as to have forwarded to me, for which accept my thanks. Ellen will express to you herself her obligations for what was addressed to her. I am this day writing to Paris for some books and gladly place among them the Recueil of M. Durand, which I presume was published there. for the Pompeiana I...
M r Hilliard, the expected agent for purchasing our library being now here, Th: Jefferson is obliged to request from mr Key the return of the catalogue for communication to him. mr Key will still be so good as to prepare his supplement at his leisure and to accept the friendly salutations of SzGeBPU .
I enclose to the venerable & almost adored Patron of my youth the Copy of an oration the sentiments of which I hope he will be pleased with MHi .
I have the pleasure to inform you that Mr Eppes passed his examination with credit to himself, and satisfaction to the faculty, & to the Trustees who were present. I have no doubt that his next year will be spent profitably, as I clearly perceive a spirit of literary emulation among the young men here of all Classes. His talents are certainly above par, and his industry induces me to hope &...
Tho L M c Kenney to Tho Jefferson—greeting—& begs leave to present him with a prospectus of the “Washington Republican & Congressional Examiner,” and to assure M r Jefferson of his veneration for him.—Tho L M c Kenney begs leave to add his best wishes for M r Jefferson’s happiness, present & future.— MoSHi : Thomas Jefferson Collection (formerly Bixby).
Th: Jefferson forwards to mr Sully three letters which came under cover to him yesterday evening and salutes him with friendly respect Note from Ex-President Jefferson to M r Sully the Artist, sent me by the latter in 1830.— signer of the Declaration of Independance MHi : Coolidge Collection.
Since last Court when, at Charlottesville, you desired me to send in my account—one circumstance or another has occured to prevent my attention to the subject untill now,—I send it enclosed. MHi .
I inclose you a letter from N. H. Lewis as Secretary of the Rivanna company, as also a copy of the interlocutory decree of Chancellor Brown for the appointment of Commissioners, which is the object of this letter. I have informed mr Lewis that I leave all further proceedings in this matter to you, and shall confirm whatever you do in it. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
Believing that you Still continue to cherish an interest in the literary & Scientific institutions of this city as well as those of our country generally I take the liberty to forward to you a circular of the Medical School recently established, together with a copy of an introductory lecture delivered at its opening. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
M r Crommshaw & M r Van Lenseer two very intelligent & respectable travellers will present to you some hasty remarks published in the Washington Gazette & formed into a pamphlet by M r Dupont one of the most amiable judicious & useful adopted citizens— Your polite attention to the Bearers which they would be sure of even without an introduction will oblige DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
Capt Garrett having informed me that It will be necessary for me to make out a statement of the Corrections made by me on account of the University against the next meeting of the Visitors I hope it would now Suit your Convenience to Pay the other Fifty Dollars on a/c of your assumpsit to Eppes. MHi .
Th: J. returns his thanks to mr Benton of Missouri for the copy of the petition of the University of Virga he has been so kind as to send him. he recieves it as an augury of approbtn of it’s object a presumption authorised by his enlightened efforts in the affairs of his own state, whose entrance into our fraternity of states has been welcomed more sincerely or warmly by no one than by DLC :...
I am favored with your letter of Dec. 18 and am sorry it is not in my power to give any satisfactory answer to it’s enquiries. the walls of our buildings are not yet compleated and the entire finishing of the structures necessary is to be accomplished before we proceed to procuring professors. when this will be must depend altogether on the aids which the legislature may give to this object....
I am under a thousand obligations to you, my Dear Sir, for the considerate aid of Wormley—since I got so much hurt by a fall from my gigg two summers ago I am timid with an untried horse—my present one started with considerable restiveness, insomuch that we cou’d not clear the Green mountain untill to day—and I have been compelled reluctantly to detain wormly from his post all night—my horse...
Your favor of Jan. 31. is this moment rec d and without loss of time I have filled up the dates of the bond as required, reacknoleged it before witnesses & now inclose it. I have dated it on the 6 th to remove ambiguity as to the commecmt of interest, because before you recieve it that date will have occurred. all here are well, and myself as ever affly yours DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
The absent member of the Literary Board arrived yesterday, and the one who had been in town since Wednesday morning last is now absent. What the result may be I cannot divine. I was at Varina yesterday, but returned last night, and shall take care to be in the w y constantly myself. But this last spring I was here 3 weeks trying & failing every day to have a Council. with very sincere...
Th Jefferson asks the favor of mr Ritchie to add Charlottesville to the address of his paper, without which it goes to the Milton P.O. with which he has no intercourse, & the consequence is that his Enquirers accumulate there till some accident offers a conveyance whereas with Charlottesville he has daily communicn. he salutes him with esteem & respect MHi .
This will be delivered to you by my son William and perhaps my Daughter Julia whom I have ordered them to wait on you and present my best compliments as Julia is travelling for the benifit of her health I have no doubt a sight of you and the air of Monticello will contribute to it I am with utmost esteem and Respect DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.