Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Van Damme, 19 January 1789

From Van Damme

Amsterdam, 19 Jan. 1789. Notifies TJ that “la Vente du Libraire qui est Mort de L’An Passé” is fixed for 16 Feb.; asks TJ to send his orders beforehand from the catalogue in two volumes that is already in TJ’s possession. A folio copy of Hugo Grotius, De Rebus Belgicis, ordered by TJ will be acquired. In a few weeks will send TJ by post “un Petit Catalogue des Livres Trés Rares et Curieux. Fixée 10 Mars. prochain.

RC (DLC); in French; 1 p.; endorsed. Recorded in SJL as received 24 Jan. 1789.

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