• Author

    • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Recipient

    • Anderson, Matthew
  • Period

    • Jefferson Presidency
    • Jefferson Presidency
  • Dates From

    • 1801-03-04
  • Dates To

    • 1805-03-03
  • Project

    • Jefferson Papers
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I have recieved through the channel of mr Eppes a piece of silk which mrs Anderson has been so good as to present me, raised and manufactured in your own family. this sample of domestic skills is evidence that you possess the most pleasing of all human spectacles, a well ordered houshold, usefully employed. if my principles have pointed me out as worthy of this attention from mrs Anderson, it...
I recieved from a gentleman travelling in Italy a box containing the seeds or eggs of the fine Italian silk-worm. I do not know that I can better fulfill his patriotic views than by transmitting them to mrs Anderson & yourself, who alone as far as I know pay attention to that branch of culture. He says that towards the 1st. of May when the leaves of the white mulberry are grown & yet tender,...