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We take the liberty to enclose to you a copy of a catalogue of our books and to assure you, that we will take pleasure in executing, with promptitude, any order with which you may honour us We have the honour to be Respectfully Yr. Obt. Servts MHi : Coolidge Collection.
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.
Thos. Freeman will do himself the honor of dining with the President of the United States on Tuesday next agreeably to invitation. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
[ Annapolis, 29 Dec. 1783 . Entry in SJL reads: “Capt Hutchins. Vocabulary for any Indian tribes.” Not found.]
In obedience to an act of the General Assembly of the Mississippi Territory, I transmit herewith, a Digest of the Statutes thereof. I have the honor to be with respectful consideration Yr. mo. Ob. Servt. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
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 .
[ Paris, 24 May 1786 . Entry in SJL reads: “T. Walpole. extract from Limozin’s letter.” Letter not found, but see Limozin to TJ, 21 May 1786 .]
Th: Jefferson asks the favor of mr Thomas W. Gilmer to dine at Monticello to-day with Gen l La Fayette. Privately owned.
I ask the favor of you to communicate, in such way as you shall think most proper, the inclosed answer to the address of the legislative council and House of Representatives of the territory of Orleans of March 29. and to accept for yourselves the assurances of my high consideration and respect. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I have the honor as Speaker of the House of Representatives for the Territory of Orleans to inclose two resolutions on subjects of serious moment to our interest and trust they will claim your early attention. I have the honor to be Sir With high consideration & Respect Your Most obedt. Servant DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
You have done much better than I expected in the Course of your administration—You have my thanks for your Conduct and the thanks of thousands—“The Sun Seems largest at its Setting.” Yours &c DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
Thomas Jefferson Esqr Dr 1805 To Thomas Davis July 5th To 1 Plaster Mashine { $34.86 249th @ 14 ent. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
Th: Jefferson presents his friendly salutations to Colo. Worthington & will take it as a great proof of his kindness if he will call on him as he passes any time to-day or tomorrow. Catalog--Christie’s, American and European Manuscripts and Printed Books.
[ Rouen, 10 Feb. 1786 . Recorded in SJL as received 12 Feb. 1786. Not found.]
Mr Jefferson Dr  1806  to Thomas Carpenter
I inclose you an order of the B. Bank of this place on that at Baltimore for 194 D. 86c on account of David Higginbotham mercht of Milton, & to be placed to his credit with you as paid by Gent. Your humble sevt MHi : Coolidge Collection.
[ 20 Mch. 1788 . Recorded in SJL Index. Not found.]
  Mr. Jefferson subscribed for  1 copy of Discourses on Chemistry $ 3: $ 3:
Cadiz, 2 Jan. 1793 . Contrary winds having detained the vessel by which he intends to proceed to Setúbal on his way to Lisbon, he may go by way of Ayamonte. He encloses “a letter of some Consequence” he has just received from Gibraltar and hopes to reach that place this month. RC ( DNA : RG 59, CD ); 1 p.; endorsed by TJ as received 25 Feb. 1793 and so recorded in SJL . FC (disassembled Lb in...
I received your favor of the 2d. no wine having yet arived I hardly beleive any will, but should any arive, you can have what you please of it, tho if you should want, I can procure at any time for you, what you shall order, of as good wine & same kind, shpped by the house in Madeira, that in London & those in Madeira, I have heard have disagreed. I am glad to hear of other wines being...
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...
Nîmes, 4 Jan. 1789. Has changed his intention of going to the North of France. “The severity of the winter here … induces me to search in the milder atmosphere of Italy … the reestablishment of my health; an happiness denied me in this Country.” Will leave in a few days for Marseilles; requests letters of introduction for Rome or Naples. RC ( DLC ); 2 p.; endorsed: “Graves Thos. Russell.”...
As the work you mention will cost as is supposed not more than 50. D. & is so necessary for the preservation of the wall, I think it may be so far considered as appurtenant to the wall & necessary to it’s duration, that it may be placed to that account. DLC : District of Columbia Papers.
I act in conformity to my Sense of Duty in presenting to you the enclosed Paper, which was received yesterday as the Subscribers thereto are Inhabitants of the District which I have the honor to represent, although not of the Town, or of a place connected with the Town, in which the is alluded to is held— I am, very respectfully yr. mo. Obt. DNA : RG 59—LAR—Letters of Application and...
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...
Th: Jefferson presents his friendly salutations to Genl. Sumpter and informs him it has become an indispensible duty to remove mr Symonds the Collector of Charleston. would Genl. Sumpter be so good as to converse on the subject of a proper successor with Messrs. Marion Williams & Gaillard, who are supposed to be from that quarter, and to communicate to Th:J. his & their opinions on the...
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...