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Your favor of Mar. 24. was recieved on the 31 st the acquaintance I had the pleasure of forming with mr Vanuxem while he favored me with a visit gave me a high sense of his merit and qualifications. in addition to this your recommendation, that of mr Duponceau & of D r Cooper pla c e him on high ground. but I fear we are yet far from the time at which we may think of special professors. our...
The revolving year brings with it my annual tax on your goodness, I write this day to cap t Bernard Peyton, my correspondent in Richmond to remit to you 300 Dollars, which I pray you to place in Paris, 100.D. to the order of Mess rs DeBures freres libraires there, and 200.D. to the order of mr Joshua Dodge our Consul at Marseilles, sending the inclosed letters at the same time to them. mr...
I inclosed you by last post a letter meant for your brother . It was in answer to one I had recieved, signed James Martin. I begin now to suppose it possible that letter may not have come from your brother. If you have forwarded him mine, it is well as it is immaterial whether it goes to him or you send it back to me. But do not let it go to any hands but his or mine. Perhaps I may write you...
I recieved last night your favor of the 19th. and with it the pamphlet of Naval architecture for which I thank you. it may be of use in our navy office where I shall deposit it. I am extremely glad to hear that the infection from the vaccine matter I sent has succeeded. but my great anxiety now is to know whether it prevents the small pox: and my anxiety arises not from any doubt that it would...
I wrote you two letters yesterday, the one direct, the other thro’ Cap t Peyton. after sending them to the post office the messenger brought me in return yours of the 12 th I never recieved from you either the 6. vols of the Dictionnaire of Nat. history, nor the two missing of the Dictionnaire medicale to this information I add my friendly and respectful salutations. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
I recieved your favor of the 1 st two days ago only, on my return from a long journey which I take three or four times a year. I thank you for your care of Michaux , which came safe to hand. if you will have the goodness to put those the volumes of Detutt Tracy & LeSage into the Fredericksburg stage,
On my return from a journey after an absence of three weeks, I found here the roll of diplomas which you had forwarded: and have made it my first duty to sign them, and return them by our first mail. hoping they will get safe to hand I avail myself of the occasion of assuring you of my friendship & respect. PoC ( MHi ); at foot of text: “John Vaughan esq.”; endorsed by TJ. TJ returned signed...
Your letters of May 24. 27. & June 19. have been recieved in due time: and in the last came quadruplicates of the remittances you have been so kind as to make for me. as I shall have to replace some balance to you, permit me to add a little domestic article to it, to wit a small box of Vanilla, which I was always able to find in Philadelphia but is not to be had here. in Paris & Philada I...
Your favor of the 19 th finds me just setting out on a journey which will occasion an absence of three weeks from home. at any time after my return from that I shall be ready to dispatch any certificates or other papers you may be pleased to send me for signature with respect to the volumes of astronomical observations from Pisa , whether intended for myself personally or for the society, I...
You have done entirely right in detaining mr Cary [Sedi] sungskrit grammar, and saving it the risk of being sent here & back again. I had before recieved mr Carey’s letter, and was holding it up till I could hear of the book. I now inclose the letter for the Philosophical society. I take this occasion of presenting to the society two volumes on the raising of sheep, & particularly the Merinos,...