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Your favour with five four Dollars, I have duly Rec d . I enclose 25 cents. By a letter of yours to Charles Thompson , Esq r I find you have been collating the Morality of the New Testament. Do you intend it for publication? If so, w d you be willing to let me have the MS. & on what terms? RC ( MHi
Your favour of the 1 st inst. which I Rec d a few days since, is before me. Of the whole list of Books you wish, there are only three remain, of which I annex the Invoice . They shall be sent by the first opportunity in a Box to Fitzwhylsonn & Potter , my correspondents at Richmond , with directions to deliver them to Mes rs Gibson & Jefferson . RC
Tho s Jefferson Esq r    Bo t of Mathew Carey  To Vandale Super Arest $2 Bonnycastle ’s Algebra  .50 Potter s Mathematics 1 .25
The rapid sale of the sixth edition of the Olive Branch , recently published , places it beyond doubt , that a new edition will be indispensably necessary. I am , therefore , making all the necessary preparations to put one to press about the first of November , which I hope to publish early in December. The pressure of business—the utter want of that degree of leisure and abstraction of mind...
By this day’s mail I send, & request Your acceptance of, a copy of the last Edition of the Olive Branch, greatly enlarged. Absence from Philadelphia & long continued indisposition have tarnished the work with some most egregious blunders, of which I feel deeply ashamed. I hope & trust the 72 d Chapter will be found a complete & unanswerable refutation of some most pernicious & deleterious...
By this day’s mail I send you a copy of the Olive Branch, of which I request Your acceptance, & am, RC ( MHi ); dateline at foot of text; at head of text: “Hon. Thomas Jefferson , Esq r ”; endorsed by TJ as received 30 Jan. 1815 and so recorded in SJL . The work sent to TJ by this day’s mail was probably the 9 Jan. 1815 second edition of Carey ’s The Olive Branch: or Faults on Both Sides,...
By this day’s mail, I take the liberty of forwarding you a copy of the second Edition of the Naval History, for which I request a place in your Library, as a mark of the esteem & respect of RC ( MHi ); dateline at foot of text; at head of text: “His Excellency Thomas Jefferson, Esq r ”; endorsed by TJ as received 4 Feb. 1814 and so recorded in SJL . Enclosure: Thomas Clark, Naval History of...
Your favour of the 19 th ult. (which I rec d only the 3 d inst. ) was handed to M r Clarke , who detained it several days; which prevented its being answered in due course. For the various valuable suggestions it contains for the improvement of the Naval History, accept my sincere acknowledgments. M r Clarke promise s
I have taken the liberty to transmit You by mail, & request your acceptance of, a copy of “Sketches of the Naval History of the U. States ,” which, due allowance being made for the haste in which it was prepared, will I hope be found not uninteresting. RC ( MHi ); dateline at foot of text; at head of text: “Hon Thomas Jefferson, Esq r ”; endorsed by TJ as received 9 June 1813 and so recorded...
I have rec d Your favour of the 27 th ult. & thank you sincerely for Your polite attention to my request . If M r Milligan has the Parliamentary Manual in the press, I shall not interfere with him. I am, respectfully, RC ( MHi ); at head of text: “Thomas Jefferson, Esq r