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From Thomas Jefferson to Mathew Carey, 26 March 1791

To Mathew Carey

Mar. 26. 1791

Th: Jefferson’s compliments to Mr. Carey and incloses him a N Caroli[na] newspaper containing a convention between the two states of Virginia and N Carolina and submitting to Mr. Carey whether it be not worth a place in his Museum.

Th: Jefferson has been told that the same convention is complete in the ac[t] of Virginia of about 1786, but he does not possess the act.

RC not found but sold at Story-Reeves auction by Wm. D. Morley, Inc. in Philadelphia on 28 May 1956. Text from 19th century Tr (PHi) in unknown hand written on verso of printed form of Lea & Febiger for acknowledging subscriptions to Cyclopedia of Practical Surgery and Medicine; bearing date “1853” and indicating that RC was “Given to Nathl. Levin.” Not recorded in SJL.

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