From Joseph Milligan
Georgetown August 2nd 1815
|You will please observe that you have over counted||8||folios|
The way that this mistake has happened is, you have Counted chapters 14, 25, 26, 27, & 28 twice over as you will See by a reference1 to your paper which Contains the Numbers The whole of the Variations are marked with red ink and references2 So that you will have no difficulty in tracing them.
The Chapters that are twice Counted are Enclosed in lines thus3
RC (DLC); on verso of Milligan’s Statement on the Size of Thomas Jefferson’s Library, [ca. 2 Aug. 1815]; endorsed by TJ: “Millegan Joseph.”
1. Manuscript: “referece.”
2. Manuscript: “referces.”
3. Ensuing box in red ink.