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Your favour of the 6 th which I duly rec d is before me. I feel the justice and propriety of the objection you make to comply with my request on the subject of Baines , which was manifestly incorrect, and which I hope you will have the goodness to excuse. I was induced to make it at the urgent instances of Rev. M r Weems , contrary in truth to my own opinion of right. It is not the first, by...
Your favour of the 29 th ult. I have duly rec d . It is now before me. The fifteen Dollars enclosed are only carried to your credit. The Religious Olive Branch is not yet fairly begun. I was diverted from it by the shameful attack on my Country in that horror–inspiring novel Mandeville, which led me to undertake Vindicix Hibernicæ , which I shall publish in about a month. I enclose two half as...
By this day’s mail, You will receive the Carpenter’s Price Book. I hope to be able in a few days to forward the Virdicia Hibernicæ. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
At length, I have finished (but in a very imperfect manner) my Vindicæ Hibernicæ, of which this mail will convey you a copy, which I request you will accept as a mark of my respect. I shall take the liberty in few days to send you three or four more copies, to be placed in public libraries in your neighbourhood, if any put there be. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
Some months since I sent you a copy of my Vindicia Hibernica, which, I apprehend, must have miscarried; as I have had no acknowledgment of it. Have you rec d it—as, if not, I shall forward another copy. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
Rc d of M Carey & Son Carter’s Epictetus—$5.75 Your favour of 18 th inst. came duly to hand, & in compliance with your request, we now forward the Moc— There is not a copy of Sophocles or Antoninus in the city. Of the former we shall have some with in a week, & will immediately forward it. The acc t at the same time shall be sent by MHi : Coolidge Collection.
Thompson Bible 4 Vols—$1 Ann Your favor of 28 th ult. should have been earlier Answered, but that we have had some difficulty in obtaining the cash required.—Vol 1—is now sent per mail, & the remainder shall go as requested—Agreably to your request we hand statement of a/c. & remain Thos Jefferson Esq r in A/C current with M Carey & Son C 1819 1819 Mar 19 To Merchdze ..75 Feb y 2 By Balance 25...
I take the liberty to send you a copy of the Addresses of the Philadelphia Society for the Protection of National Industry, of which I request your acceptance, & am MHi : Coolidge Collection.
Your favour requesting an Ex e of Baines’s was was rec d some time since, & we must beg you to excuse us not having attended to it earlier, but it entirely escaped us— It is now shipped to care of Cap t Peyton, Richm d As you requested, & we hope it will reach you in safety— MHi : Coolidge Collection.
Agreeably to the request made by you some time since we now hand you statement of a/c. & remain, very respectfully. MHi : Coolidge Collection.
D r Tho s Jefferson Esq r in A/C with M Carey & Son C r 1819 1819 Mar 19 To Merchdze 75 Feb y 2 By Balance 25 Sep 28 To d
Your favour addressed to mr M. C. who is now absent in a trip to the North, came to hand yesterday with Twenty five dollars enclosed.—The surplus of $1.75 is placed to your credit, as the disc t off Virginia notes is but small.— We shall order Baxters’ Hume immediately from London—Of the Conversations on Chemistry there is no 8 t edition, but a much improved 12 mo —2 from w h we have published...
Bo t of M. Carey & S— 2 Nautical Almanacs 1821 250 2 d— d— 1822 250 $500 Your favour of the 13 th was rec d on the 18 th & on the 26 th we forwarded the above by the Mail, which we hope you will have rec d
M r Daniel Drew, who will probably deliver you this, has applied to me for a letter of introduction, as a candidate for a situation, which, I understand, is at your disposal. He has taught in my family for some months, & has conducted himself with the most perfect propriety. His deportment & manners are wholly unexceptionable. In a word, my impressions of him are highly favourable. You will, I...
By this day’s Mail, I forward you a set of papers on the subject of the pernicious tendency of our present policy on the best interests of the agriculturists generally. Hoping it may meet with your approbation, I remain, respectfully MHi : Coolidge Collection.
An apology is due for the delay of an answer to your favour of the 19 th inst. (post marked 23 d ) covering ten Dollars, which was rec d on the 26 th — The new American Edition of Sinclair’s code is not yet, we believe, published. At all events, we have not rec d any information of its appearance. As soon as it appears, it shall be forwarded. Banter’s history cannot be procured. The price of...
You will excuse, I hope, the liberty I take in requesting information, of some importance in a discussion in which I am engaged. Can you inform me what was the situation of the people of Virginia, & the other southern states, respecting their engagements to the merchants of Great Britain previous to the Revolution ? Were they not, generally, deeply in debt? Was not the balance as generally...
I take the liberty to enclose three copies of the first Number of a Set of papers, the design of which, I presume, you can scarcely fail to approve. Should you be able to favour me with any communications towards continuing the plan, I shall be thankful. MHi .
I enclose two copies of a new set of papers of which I request your acceptance. Phi MHi .
I take the liberty to enclose you six copies of the first number of a set of papers, which I have commenced. Should you find it convenient, to furnish any matter to support the plan, it will be thankfully rec d by MHi .
I enclose you N o 1 & N o 2 of Annals of Generosity, & c of which I request your acceptance. I am in want of materials for this little work. If you can supply me with any, I shall regard to as a favour. MHi .