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Nicolas G. Dufief to Thomas Jefferson, 31 May 1813

From Nicolas G. Dufief

A Philade ce 31. Mai. 1813

Monsieur,

J’ai eu l’honneur de recevoir votre lettre du 21 du Courant ainsi que la traitte de Messrs Gibson & Jefferson sur la Banque de Pennsylvania pour sa Somme de Quarante piastres. D’après le compte ci-Inclus, il vous revient une balance de dix dollars & trente-deux cents, que je tiendrai à votre disposition. Je profite de cette occasion pour vous remercier & vous prier d’agreer les assurances du profond respect, avec lequel je ne cesserai jamais d’être

Votre très-dévoué Serviteur

N. G. Dufief

Editors’ Translation

Philadelphia 31. May. 1813

Sir,

I have had the honor of receiving both your letter of 21 May and the draft of Messrs. Gibson & Jefferson on the Bank of Pennsylvania for the sum of forty dollars. According to the enclosed account, a balance of ten dollars and thirty-two cents is due to you, which I will hold for you. I take advantage of this opportunity to thank you and assure you of my most profound respect, with which I will never cease to be

Your very devoted servant

N. G. Dufief

RC (DLC); endorsed by TJ as received 4 June 1813 and so recorded in SJL. Translation by Dr. Genevieve Moene.

The balance in the enclosed account printed below is $12.32, not dix dollars & trente-deux cents.

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