Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to Nicolas G. Dufief, 11 January 1817

To Nicolas G. Dufief

Monticello Jan. 11. 1817.

Th: Jefferson asks the favor of mr Dufief to inclose a copy of the Commentary on Montesquieu published by Duane in 1811. to mr Adams at Quincy Mass. charging it to Th:J. he salutes him with friendship & respect.

PoC (DLC); on verso of a reused address cover from George Ticknor to TJ; dateline at foot of text; endorsed by TJ.

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  • Adams, John; works sent to search
  • books; on politics search
  • books; sent by N. G. Dufief search
  • Commentary and Review of Montesquieu’s Spirit of Laws (Destutt de Tracy); sent to J. Adams search
  • Destutt de Tracy, Antoine Louis Claude; Commentary and Review of Montesquieu’s Spirit of Laws search
  • Duane, William; and Destutt de Tracy’s works search
  • Dufief, Nicolas Gouin; and J. Adams search
  • Dufief, Nicolas Gouin; letters to search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Books & Library; sends books search