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    • Jefferson, Thomas
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I am really ashamed, Sir, to repeat at such short intervals the liberties I take with your cover. but I recieved last night a letter from mr Ticknor from Gottingen , two days after mr Terril had left us, and my anxiety that an answer should overtake him induces me to attempt it. mr Ticknor writes me he will be in Paris in the spring as early as the roads will permit, by which time I am in...
In July last I took the liberty of availing my self of the protection of your cover for a letter to mr George Ticknor a young gentleman from Masschusets , with a request that you would retain it until he should arrive in Paris . I learned afterwards that this would not be till autumn: nor have I as yet heard of his actual arrival there. under this uncertainty I again take the benefit of your...
M r Ticknor , a young gentleman of Massachusets , left this country for Europe in March or April last, destined first for London , and, after some stay there, for Paris . having occasion to write him a letter on a subject very interesting to myself, and uncertain at which place it would find him, I have thought it safest to do it by duplicates for both places. that for Paris I have taken the...
On the 16 th inst. I took the liberty, thro’ the office of the Secretary of State , of asking a second time your care of a letter to mr Ticknor . ten days after that I received your favor of Nov. 9. I am very thankful for the kind dispositions it expresses towards myself, and can assure you that the approbation of the wise and worthy is truly a pillow of down to an aged head. a direct...
After I had sealed my letter of yesterday , a mail arrived, bringing me one from mr Cathalan , which informs me that mine to him of July 3. had never got to his hands. as this went thro’ the same channel (the Sec y of state’s office) with mine to you of July 5. it shews that the doubt expressed in your favor of Nov. 9. was real, and that that letter had not then got to hand. it covered one to...