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Not knowing how far the inclosed address may serve to give a certain conveyance to the letter, I have thought it safest to put it under your cover, not doubting that your communion with the person would enable you to procure it a sure passage to it’s destination. I am with esteem Dear Sir Your friend & servt PrC ( DLC ); at foot of text: “Mr. John Vaughan.” Enclosure: TJ to Benjamin Vaughan,...
Raggi called on me yesterday and explained to me the contents of the two boxes of marble arrived at Philadelphia to my address from mr Appleton. the one containing a truncated column 32. I. high, 16 I. diam the other contains the base of the column. I have recieved no bill of lading from mr Appleton, nor other invoice but his general account which therefore I now inclose you. it is the upper...
Being near my departure for Monticello I leave here with orders to forward them to you by the first vessel, a box containing the minerals from Capt. Lewis which were the subject of a former letter, & another containing an instrument called a Bathometer sent to me by it’s inventor. believing it cannot be otherwise so well disposed of, I beg leave to deposit it with the Philosophical society...
The copy of the catalogue of the Society’s library which you were so kind as to send me, came safe to hand. you mention that to meet the expence of the publicn the members have been obliged ‘ de se cotiser .’ you will permit me therefor ‘ de me cotiser aussi ’and to recieve herein my contribn of 25. D. if it is less than the pro ratâ say what it ought to be and it shall be made up. I join with...
Your favor of Mar. 13. has been duly recieved. I forwarded to mr Appleton a duplicate of the letter I inclosed to you by a gentleman going direct to Paris , from whence he would forward it to Leghorn. owing to mr Dufief a balance of 24. D 68 c I have taken the liberty of inclosing him a draught on you for that sum. you will perhaps have seen that our late legislature has taken up the subject...
Two days after after mine of the 8 th your’s of the 3 d came to hand. that will have informed you of every thing relative to D r Cooper, and particularly that we should be ready to pay him the 1500.D. the 1 st of May, I herein committed a mistake, for I should have said 750.D. in his letter of Oct. 25. 19. he proposed himself to recieve 750.D. the 1 st of May 1820. and 750.D. the 1 st of Jan....
In a letter of Dec. 22. I asked whether a remittance of a small sum could be directly made from Philada to Leghorn ; and not doubting that it may I take the liberty of inclosing to you 70.D. bills of the US . and of asking the favor of you to remit 50. Dollars to Thomas Appleton Consul of the US . at that place. I have done it without waiting an answer to my enquiry, because the remittance is...
I informed you some time ago that I should desire mr Gibson to remit you a sum of about 650.D. to be transmitted to Leghorn, and Marseilles. yet it was not till the 1 st of June I could place in his hands the sum of 444.D. (for which your’s of June 23. informs me you have drawn on him) nor till this day that I have been enabled to provide the further sum of 200D. this I have done by inclosing...
I now return you the inclosed with many thanks for the opportunity of perusing it, which I have done with great satisfaction. I had before observed that Faujas & Cuvier were rather at war. Cuvier is attached to artificial classification. Faujas thinks with Buffon that the number of Quadrupeds is too small to need it, and that it is better to groupe them as individually according to more...
The Atlas of Le Sage & work of mr Tracy are safely recieved. I observe noted on the package that the portage had been paid to Baltimore . apprehending that this may have been by yourself, and feeling that you ought not to have any pecuniary burthen added to the troubles I give you, it is my duty to see to the reimbursement. I have a small surplus of a remittance in the hands of mr Benjamin...