Thomas Jefferson Papers

John Vaughan to Thomas Jefferson, 8 June 1812

From John Vaughan

Philad. 8 June 1812

D sir

By the Stage to Fredericksburg to care of Benson to whom I write by mail I Send a Box containing LeSage—Destut Tracy 3 Vol & a Box I believe of Seeds Sent by Mr Warden received by the Hornet — Mr Correa is much indebted to your Kindness, & hopes to have the pleasure of paying you a Visit if political events permit his remaining & the Communication1 remains open with Lisbon & Brasil—otherwise we unfortunately lose him—I remain with great respects &c

Jn Vaughan

RC (MHi); at head of text: “Thomas Jefferson Monticello”; endorsed by TJ as received 17 June 1812 and so recorded in SJL.

1Manuscript: “Comnunication.”

Index Entries

  • Benson, John; Fredericksburg postmaster search
  • Corrêa da Serra, José; J. Vaughan on search
  • Corrêa da Serra, José; proposed visit of search
  • Destutt de Tracy, Antoine Louis Claude; Élémens d’Idéologie search
  • Élémens d’Idéologie (Destutt de Tracy) search
  • Fredericksburg, Va.; J. Benson (postmaster) search
  • Genealogical, chronological, historical, and geographical atlas (Las Cases) search
  • Hornet, USS (sloop) search
  • Las Cases, Emmanuel Auguste Dieudonné Marin Joseph, comte de (A. Le Sage); Genealogical, chronological, historical, and geographical atlas search
  • Vaughan, John; letters from search
  • Vaughan, John; librarian of American Philosophical Society search
  • Warden, David Bailie; sends seeds to TJ search