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Thomas Jefferson to Joseph Milligan, 31 October 1817

To Joseph Milligan

Monticello Oct. 31. 17.

Dear Sir

By the stage which will leave this 4. days hence, I shall send you under the care of mr Carr1 a box and a bundle containing the following books.

Scientific dialogues. 6. vols to be bound in 3. & a little reduced in size

Euripide de Prevost. 4. v. 12mo

Dizzionario del Cormon. Fr. Ital. 8vo

Dictionnaire de Cormon. Ital. Fr. 8vo

Aristophane de Poinsinet. 4. v. 8vo

Cercle de Borda. petit 4to

Ideologie de Tracy. Economie. } to be bound uniform with the volume sent as a model.
Commentary on Montesquieu. Tracy

Hederici Lexicon. to be bound in 2. v. 8vo

these I will ask the favor of you to bind in your best manner and to return as soon as you shall have had time to do them solidly; and with them be so good as to send my account which shall be immediately discharged. Accept the assurance of my esteem & respect

Th: Jefferson

PoC (DLC); at foot of text: “Mr Millegan”; endorsed by TJ; on verso of reused letter from a representative of Gales & Seaton to Milligan, 19 Apr. 1817, requesting the delivery of the “Country Intelligencer” (the triweekly edition of the Washington National Intelligencer) to Francis Scott Key.

1Preceding six words interlined.

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  • Aristophanes; Théatre d’Aristophane, avec les fragmens de Ménandre et de Philémon (trans. L. Poinsinet de Sivry) search
  • Aristophanes; works of bound for TJ search
  • books; binding of for TJ search
  • books; classical search
  • books; dictionaries search
  • books; on natural philosophy search
  • Borda, Jean Charles de; Description Et Usage Du Cercle De Réflexion search
  • Carr, John Addison (TJ’s grandnephew); carries books for TJ search
  • Commentary and Review of Montesquieu’s Spirit of Laws (Destutt de Tracy); bound for TJ search
  • Cormon, Jacques Louis Barthélemi; Dizionario Portatile e di Pronunzia, Francese-Italiano, ed Italiano-Francese search
  • Description et Usage du Cercle de Réflexion (J. C. de Borda) search
  • Destutt de Tracy, Antoine Louis Claude; Commentary and Review of Montesquieu’s Spirit of Laws search
  • Destutt de Tracy, Antoine Louis Claude; Traité de la volonté et de ses effets search
  • Dizionario Portatile e di Pronunzia, Francese-Italiano, ed Italiano-Francese (J. L. B. Cormon and V. Manni) search
  • Ernesti, Johann August; editsGraecum Lexicon Manuale (B. Hederich) search
  • Euripides; Les Tragédies d’Euripide (trans. P. Prévost) search
  • French language; dictionaries search
  • Gales & Seaton (Washington firm); andNational Intelligencer search
  • Graecum Lexicon Manuale (B. Hederich; ed. J. A. Ernesti) search
  • Greek language; lexicons search
  • Hederich, Benjamin; Graecum Lexicon Manuale (ed. J. A. Ernesti) search
  • Italian language; dictionaries search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Books & Library; binding of books search
  • Joyce, Jeremiah; Scientific Dialogues, intended for the Instruction and Entertainment of Young People search
  • Key, Francis Scott; andNational Intelligencer search
  • Les Tragédies d’Euripide (Euripides; trans. P. Prévost) search
  • Manni, Vincenzo; Dizionario Portatile e di Pronunzia, Francese-Italiano, ed Italiano-Francese search
  • Milligan, Joseph; binds books for TJ search
  • Milligan, Joseph; letters to search
  • National Intelligencer (Washington newspaper); mentioned search
  • natural philosophy; books on search
  • Poinsinet de Sivry, Louis; translatesThéatre d’Aristophane, avec les Fragmens de Ménandre et de Philémon (Aristophanes) search
  • political economy; works on search
  • Prévost, Pierre; translatesLes Tragédies d’Euripide (Euripides) search
  • Scientific Dialogues, intended for the Instruction and Entertainment of Young People (J. Joyce); bound by J. Milligan search
  • Théatre d’Aristophane, avec les fragmens de Ménandre et de Philémon (Aristophanes; trans. L. Poinsinet de Sivry) search
  • Traité de la volonté et de ses effets (Destutt de Tracy) search