Thomas Jefferson Papers

Mathew Carey & Son to Thomas Jefferson, 23 January 1818

From Mathew Carey & Son

Philada Jan. 23. 1818—


Your favour of Jan. 18th is this day recd as is that of the    covering fifteen dollars, which is placed to your credit.—Per this day’s mail, we forward Asserius, & shall send per first vessel to care of Capt. Peyton, a paper parcel containing the others.—

Wishing them safe to hand, we remain respectfully, Your obed servts

M. Carey & son

Hon. Thos Jefferson
Bot of M. Carey & son—
No 3226  Hutton’s Tables 9.25
3470  Guicciardini 2 Vols 5
3899  Asserius de Rebus Gestis Alfredi 3.50 $17.75

RC (MHi); in the hand of a representative of Mathew Carey & Son; with invoice between dateline and salutation; check mark adjacent to closing editorially omitted; endorsed by TJ as a letter from “Carey Matthew” received 28 Jan. 1818 and so recorded in SJL.

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