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Mathew Carey to Thomas Jefferson, 3 June 1813

From Mathew Carey

Philada June 3. 1813

Sir,

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.

Respectfully, 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 9 June 1813 and so recorded in SJL. Enclosure: Thomas Clark, Sketches of the Naval History of the United States from the commencement of the Revolutionary War to the present time (Philadelphia, 1813; for a later ed., see Sowerby, description begins E. Millicent Sowerby, comp., Catalogue of the Library of Thomas Jefferson, 1952–59, 5 vols. description ends no. 531).

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