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Trifling information may be of use until more authenic information comes to hand—I therefore take the liberty of Stating that the information published as upon the authority of Mr Williams at London, of expressions of Mr Munro & Mr Pinckney on 5 Sepr.—was from Mr Samuel Potter of the house of Potter & Page of this place one of our largest Importers—to whom it was all important to endeavor to...
Pardon an inadvertance, the inclosed for M Warden not being at hand when I enclosed the letter for M Lasteyrie for his care, had escaped my recollection this morning—Calling at our Hall I found it there—Could I have found a private opportunity to Paris I should not on the part of the Society have troubled you I remain with great respect Your friend & Servant DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I have the pleasure of enclosing a Copy of a letter I have recieved from Baron Humboldt, which has given me much Satisfaction. few who have visited us have been So well inclind to speak well of us.—I wish much the public would put at your disposal the means of acquiring a full knowledge of this Country & its resources—It would be both honorable & useful. I remain with great respect Your friend...
Being unexpectedly obliged to leave town for a day I write this away from my Compting house 50 ₶ recd., acct will be paid; 250 ℔ White lead shipped to Gibson & Jefferson by Capt Howe Bill of Lading will be enclosed to morrow with accot—   Excuse this hasty line from Your friend & Sert PS. H.T. advises Boxes were gone on I take the liberty of enclosing a line for Mr. Narlov which I hope You...
By letters recieved from the Revd Mr Warden & Mr Lasteyrie they mention having Sent some Bookes for the Society—The Letters appear to have come by the stage, but we have not heard of the Books—Permit us to Solicit your assistance to ascertain whether they were given in charge to the person who had the Care of the dispatches, & how we can get at them—Mr Lasteyries work is on the Cotton plant. I...
I have taken the liberty on the part of the A.P. Society to Send by mail Some Blank Certificates for your Signature which you will please return as Soon as Convenient. Mr Joel Barlow & Mr Fulton were elected members at our last meeting I remain with great respect Dr sir Your friend & ob Sert DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I have recieved your favor of 10th. with remittance of 34 17/100 Ds. which ballances the payments made—Whenever I can be made useful, it will gratify me to be so— After a long life of so much activity & weighty responsibility, you cannot but contemplate with great pleasure, the moment when you have resolved to get rid of the Burthen, & resume without interruption those pursuits, which combine...
Mr C. P. Lasteyrie whose publications on the Merino Sheep you presented to the Society has lately been chosen a Member—I take the liberty of enclosing his Certificate, to be forwarded to Paris (when convenient) to the Care of the Secretary of the American Minister—Through this channel we have received Communications from him— I remain with great respect Your friend & Serv DLC : Papers of...
I have at last found Daudet, & paid him 3 Ds amount due for the term. the Petit Censeur was continued. I have the pleasure of enclosing his receipt—should you want any other payments made please advise me & they shall be attended to. I remain with respect Your ob friend & Servt I observe that you have made your Communication relative to the Missouri &c. I hope it will be printed General...
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...