Thomas Jefferson Papers

John Low to Thomas Jefferson, 15 December 1811

From John Low

Washington City. Decr 15th 1811

Respected Sir

About 2 weeks ago I sent you pr mail a Sett of the Encyclopædia, accompanied1 with a letter, which I hope you have received. Being doubtful however whither they might have arrived I have thought proper to write you a few more lines, on the subject.—As I shall return in a few days, for newyork, by way of Baltimore, I would be extremely glad if the amount, (which is 75$) could be forwarded on to the last mentioned place, within a week from this; or after that to Newyork, directed to me. —I remain yours with

the greatest respect

Jno Low.

P.S. Not being acquainted with any of your correspondents, I take this mode of conveyance.—

RC (DLC); endorsed by TJ as received 25 Dec. 1811 and so recorded in SJL.

1Manuscript: “accompained.”

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