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Letter not found. Ca. 14 May [1805] . Cover sheet (PPAmP) addressed to Philadelphia wine merchant John Vaughan; postmarked 14 May at Washington; franked by JM. Year assigned on the basis of notes in English and shorthand made by Vaughan on the verso. Vaughan (1756–1841) was also a director of the Insurance Company of North America, librarian of the American Philosophical Society, and a...
The enclosed was just recieved by me under cover, should any reply be necessary & be forwarded under cover to me, it will be safely conveyed to its destination— I have the pleasure of informing you that our much valued friend Dr Priestly is now on his recovery from a most dangerous Illness, & will I hope in two or three Weeks be able to resume his pen & his Labors— The plates to the 4th Vol....
The enclosed I have just recieved, & am requested to forward in the same manner as a former one, the reply if sent as before, will be carefully & safely forwarded— I have just recieved a letter from our much respected friend Dr Priestley who is entirely recover’d, & resumes his studies— I remain with the greatest respect Dr Sir. Your obt. & obliged friend & servt RC ( DLC ); endorsed by TJ as...
In obedience to your request, I embrace the earliest opportunity of recommending a candidate for the office of Marshall of this state. Having consulted several of my Republican friends on the subject, I am authorized to give the aggregate opinion in favour of Joel Lewis of New Castle County—He has passed thro the whole rotine of office to a member of the Assembly; in the latter capacity he...
Being informed that Mr. Rodney, who is now at your City, has made an unfavourable report respecting the late appointment of Marshal, I conceive it my duty to render you an account of the circumstances which he appears to have misrepresented.—It, however, is not my intention, to trouble you with a detail of the extraordinary cabal excited here by a combination of interests, organized into a...
I have duly recieved your favor of the 13th. you very truly state that your suggestion that the term of the marshal of the district of Delaware was near expiring first brought my attention to that circumstance: that I asked if you knew of any person proper for the appointment & who would accept of it; that you said you did not. I then begged that you would consider of it, & would on your...
I have been sir too many years acquainted with your Philanthropic Zeal, to concieve an apology necessary for addressing you on a Subject highly interesting to humanity Since the Knowledge of the Vaccine Infection has become general, & its power of guarding against the Small Pox Contagion has been more Strongly Confirmed, than almost any discovery of like Standing; I have been extremely anxious...
I recieved on the 24th. Ult. your favor of the 22d. but it is not till this day that I am enabled to comply with your request of forwarding some of the vaccine matter for Doctr. Coxe. on my arrival at Monticello in July I recieved from Dr. Waterhouse of Cambridge some vaccine matter taken by himself, and some which he at the same time recieved from Dr. Jenner of London. both of them succeeded,...
Your very interesting letter of 5 Nov. I duely receivd & immediately gave into the hands of Dr Coxe, the Phial containing the Thread impregnated with the Vaccine Virus of which he has made immediate Use—The result will be communicated to you as soon as known—In Consequence of your request to procure Some of the Smallpox Virus—I applied to D Coxe, who has been fortunate enough to procure it...
I have the pleasure to inform you that D Coxe has himself taken the Vaccine Infection, & during the progress of the Disorder, has undergone uncommon fatigue, without any Inconvenience; two of his patients, one a child, one a laboring man, appear to have it finely; the latter has this day furnished fresh Virus; he has been obliged to work hard during the whole time, & found no other...