Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to William Thornton, 11 June 1793

To William Thornton

June 11 93.

Th: Jefferson, with his compliments to Dr. Thornton returns him many thanks for the device of the Mace; and still more for his dissertation on the elements of language which he had read in manuscript with great satisfaction, but shall do it with more in print.

RC (DLC: Thornton Papers); addressed: “Doctr. Thornton.” PrC (DLC); on same sheet as PrC of TJ to William Stokes of this date. Tr (DLC); 19th-century copy; on same sheet as Tr of TJ to Stokes of this date.

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