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My anxiety not to Intrude upon your Time, made me omit in the closing Sentiment of my letter , one exception to it, by adding a request, that (to the Single point of publishing your very Interesting letter) I may be favor’d with a reply—Dr Rush to whom I have taken the liberty of shewing it, was much Struck with the weight & importance of it, & agrees in wishing Strongly that it may be...
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 have to apologize for the manner in which I sent down the last Small Pox matter for Dr Gantt I must have lost two days, in retaining it in order to have acompanied it with a letter A Second Edition of Aikin is published here, with an important appendix ; I shall have the pleasure of sending you a Copy as soon as I can get it from the publisher, who is getting it bound. I enclose the...
I have the pleasure of sending you a Philadelphia Edition of Aikin , with an appendix, containing some important Documents from Letsom &c—I have also sent a short abstract of some leading points in Dr Husson’s work on this subject printed this year at Paris—He was one of the Paris Medical Committee of the Vaccination Hospital—Not knowing whether you have time to look at all the Philada...
By Mr Brun , a friend of Kosiusco’s, & who is strongly recommended to me, I have the pleasure of sending, some Specimens of Coins & Medals made in England, they are from Mr Jos: Priestly, & were meant to have been sent to you long since, had not an accident prevented, which it is immaterial now to mention—I have taken the Liberty to annex a list of Certain Societies to which (by an order of...
In our Library Transactions orderd for Royal Academy of Sciences Turin . See below Society of Milan —We have of the Transactions of the Patriotick Society of Agriculture, Arts & Manufactures Milan 1783 Vol 1 pt. 1. only Society of Bologna See below Society of Florence —we have nothing of this Society Academy of Mexico —Mr Irujo thinks there is a University where the Arts &c. are taught—but no...
I have to acknolege the reciept of your favor of the 1st. inst. informing me that the American Philosophical society had again elected me President of the society for the ensuing year. for this mark of their continued favor, I pray you to present them a renewal of my thanks and of my profound respect. I have still to lament that my distance & other occupations leave me nothing but expressions...
In answer to your favor of Dec. 29. it is not in my power to inform you as to the existence or title of the several literary societies you therein mention; but we have Consuls in every country of Europe almost, and through them I can transmit packages for any literary institution, leaving to them to superscribe the proper address. if you approve of this, and will send me a list of the packages...
Your favor enclosing D. Griffith on Longitude was recieved, & the acknowledgement for it is now enclosed—we have been attentive of late to make the acknowledgement immediate. We are very desirous of possessing, for the Society, Copies of the two enumerations or Census, & know not how to do it but through your kindness; I would further take the liberty of enquiring whether the Insertion of them...
A desire to be useful, induces me to make the present Communication, consisting of hints extracted from recent European publications, which are worthy perusing— Sam Bentham , Esqr. recd lately a Gold medal , for discovering the following method of preserving water sweet in Long Voyages it was bestowed by the Socy. for the encouragemt. of Arts &c—It is detailed in their Transactions. 1801—also...