Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to John F. Watson, 17 August 1814

To John F. Watson

Monticello Aug. 17. 14


Your favor of June 2. has been recieved, as also Nos 29. 31. & 37. and vols 1. 2. 3. of the Edinburgh review. the 4th and subsequent volumes had better come on by mail, singly as they are published. I have directed a remittance to be made by my correspondents in Richmond, Gibson & Jefferson, to mr Dufief bookseller in Philadelphia, out of which I have desired him to pay you 11.25 D for which be so good as to call on him within a few days after you recieve this, and accept the assurances of my respect.

Th: Jefferson

PoC (DLC); on verso of reused address cover to TJ; at foot of text: “Mr John F. Watson”; endorsed by TJ.

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