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Mathew Carey to Thomas Jefferson, 14 January 1815

From Mathew Carey

Philada Jan. 14. 1815

Sir

By this day’s mail I send you a copy of the Olive Branch, of which I request Your acceptance, & am,

Your obt hble servt

Mathew Carey

RC (MHi); dateline at foot of text; at head of text: “Hon. Thomas Jefferson, Esqr”; 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, Federal and Democratic. A Serious Appeal on the Necessity of Mutual Forgiveness and Harmony, to save Our Common Country from Ruin (Philadelphia, 1815; Sowerby, description begins E. Millicent Sowerby, comp., Catalogue of the Library of Thomas Jefferson, 1952–59, 5 vols. description ends no. 3539).

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