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With this letter you will receive a copy of a new work intended for Schools , which, if your avocations permit, I request you will be so kind to examine. I have compiled it with a view to familiarize to the minds of youth, the grand truths of morals and politics, the latter of which particularly has never had sufficient attention paid to it in School Books. Unless I deceive myself egregiously,...
With my most Sincere Congratulations on the train of recent & gratifying events, I request the acceptance of the enclosed, from him who is with due respect & esteem, your obt. hble. Servt P.S. A few unimportant errors escaped in the former Editions. RC ( MHi ); at foot of text: “Thomas Jefferson, president of the United States”; endorsed by TJ as received 19 Mch. and so recorded in SJL ....
Agreeably to your directions, I enclose a copy of your speech on Satin —and am, Sir, with due respect your obt. hble. servt. RC ( MHi ); at foot of text: “Thomas Jefferson, President of the United States”; endorsed by TJ as received 9 Apr. and so recorded in SJL . Enclosure not found, but see below. For TJ’s speech on satin , see our editorial note on the First Inaugural Address, printed at 4 Mch.
Amidst the numerous objects which demand from you unceasing attention, it requires an apology to obtrude on you any business of a private nature. However your regard for the interests of literature will probably induce you to excuse me in the present instance. I have in the press an American pocket Atlas , which I expect to be able to publish early next month. In the former edition I gave the...
Well knowing how much you are liable to be persecuted with the applications of the vain, the idle, and the interested, and how many important objects must necessarily occupy your mind, I hope you will believe that nothing short of the magnitude of the subject on which I presume to address you, could have forced me to trespass on you. For a considerable time past, it has been strongly impressed...
Having received information of the death of John W. Vancleve, Commissioner of Bankruptcy for the district of Pennsylvania, We beg leave to recommend Robert Porter of this place, to your attention as a suitable person to fill the vacancy. Mr. Porter was a First-Lieutenant in the army of the United States, in the revolutionary War—After the establishment of our Independence, he applied himself...
Your parliamentary Manual has been for a long time out of print, & in demand. I have written to the publisher, M r S. H. Smith , to enquire whether he has any objection to a republication of it. And wish to be informed by you, whether, if he consents to its being reprinted, you have any alterations or improvements to make in it. RC ( MHi ); at head of text: “Thomas Jefferson, Esq r ”; endorsed...
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
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...
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