Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to Roger C. Weightman, 16 March 1812

To Roger C. Weightman

Monticello Mar. 16. 12


You were so kind, some time ago, as to send me a copy of Scott’s works (a miniature edition) which came safely to hand. the price was not mentioned, but I have desired mr Barnes to pay it out of a sum which will be remitted him on my account within a few days after your reciept of this. Accept the assurance of my respect

Th: Jefferson

PoC (MoSHi: TJC-BC); date enhanced by TJ; at foot of text: “Mr Weightman”; endorsed by TJ as a letter of 15 Mar. 1812, but recorded under 16 Mar. 1812 in SJL.

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  • Barnes, John; as TJ’s agent search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Books & Library; orders books search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Books & Library; receives books search
  • Scott, Sir Walter; poetry of search
  • Weightman, Roger Chew; letters to search
  • Weightman, Roger Chew; TJ orders books from search