From Philip Mazzei
Pisa, 15 Aprile, 1803.
Dopo la mia dei 6 xbre 1800 (che Ella ricevè) Le scrissi il 5 Febb., il 2 e il 30 Luglio, il 28 7bre, e il 15 9bre 1801. Il 28 7bre Le mandai in un sacchettino dei noccioli di pesche di varie qualità. Al principio Apr. 1802 mi pervennero da Milano coll’istesso corriere le 2 sue dei 29 Ap. 1800, e dei 17 Marzo 1801. Le risposi subito il 10 Aprile, sul punto della mia partenza per Pietroburgo; Le scrissi da Venezia il 17 do. e1 il 15 Febb. passato Le resi conto del do. mio viaggio, del mio ritorno qui, Le inclusi una lettera del nostro comune e buono Amico Piattoli, e Le mandai 2 miei Opuscoli, uno sulla
Pisa, 15 April, 1803.
After my letter of 6 December 1800 (which you received), I wrote you on 5 Feb., 2 and 30 July, 28 September, and 15 November 1801. On 28 September I sent you a little bag containing some peach pits of different varieties. At the beginning of April 1802 I received via Milan with the same delivery your two letters dated 29 April 1800 and 17 March 1801. I replied right away on 10 April, when I was about to leave for Petersburg; I wrote you from Venice on the 17th of the said month and on 15 Feb. of this year. I gave you an account of that trip and of my return here; I also attached a letter from our common and good friend Piattoli, and I sent along my two little works, one on
Dft (Archivio Filippo Mazzei, Pisa, Italy); part of a conjoined series of Mazzei’s drafts of letters to TJ, where it follows Mazzei’s letter of 15 Feb. 1803 (see Margherita Marchione and Barbara B. Oberg, eds., Philip Mazzei: The Comprehensive Microform Edition of his Papers, 9 reels [Millwood, N.Y., 1981], 5:418; incomplete. RC recorded in SJL as received from Pisa on 17 Aug. 1803, but not found.
opuscoli: for Mazzei’s two pamphlets, Reflections on the Nature of Money and Exchange and Reflections on the Evils of Beggary and the Means of Avoiding Them, see enclosures at Mazzei to TJ, 15 Feb. (Vol. 39:540n).
1. Mazzei here canceled “l’ultimamia.”