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Nicolas G. Dufief to Thomas Jefferson, 26 November 1813

From Nicolas G. Dufief

À Philadelphie le 26 Novembre 1813

Monsieur,

J’ai l’honneur de vous adresser par le Courrier d’Aujourd’hui un petit paquet contenant “le traite élementaire de la Morale & du Bonheur.” S’il arrivait que ce ne fut l’ouvrage que vous attendez, je vous prie d’avoir la bonté de me le renvoyer. Aussitôt que l’ “American brewer & Malster” paraîtra je m’empresserai de vous le faire parvenir.

Acceptez les assurances de mon profond respect & de mon parfait devouement

N. G. Dufief

Editors’ Translation

Philadelphia 26 November 1813

Sir,

By today’s mail I have the honor of sending you a small package containing the “Traité élémentaire de Morale et du Bonheur.” If it is not the book you are expecting, please be so kind as to return it to me. As soon as the “American brewer & Malster” is published, I will hasten to have it sent to you.

Accept the assurances of my profound respect and my perfect devotion

N. G. Dufief

RC (DLC); endorsed by TJ as received 13 Dec. 1813 and so recorded in SJL. Translation by Dr. Roland H. Simon. Enclosure: Jean Zacharie Paradis de Raymondis, Traité élémentaire de Morale et du Bonheur (Paris, 1795; Sowerby, description begins E. Millicent Sowerby, comp., Catalogue of the Library of Thomas Jefferson, 1952–59, 5 vols. description ends no. 1249).

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  • Coppinger, Joseph; The American Practical Brewer and Tanner search
  • Dufief, Nicolas Gouin; bookseller search
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  • Jefferson, Thomas; Books & Library; works sent to search
  • Paradis de Raymondis, Jean Zacharie; Traité élémentaire de Morale et du Bonheur search
  • The American Practical Brewer and Tanner (J. Coppinger) search
  • Traité élémentaire de Morale et du Bonheur (J. Z. Paradis de Raymondis) search