Thomas Jefferson Papers

Peter S. Du Ponceau to Thomas Jefferson, 9 June 1818

From Peter S. Du Ponceau

Philadelphia 9th June 1818

Dear Sir

I have the honor of enclosing to you the Prospectus of the first Volume of our Historical Transactions now in the press. You will see by it that your Alumni are not idle, & you will, no doubt, rejoice in the good effects of the encouragement which you have constantly given to our Society, & particularly to this Committee, who Still solicit the continuation of your patronage.

I have the honor to be With the greatest respect Dear Sir Your most obedt huml servt

Peter S. Du Ponceau

RC (DLC); at head of text: “Thomas Jefferson, Esqr”; endorsed by TJ as received 20 June 1818 and so recorded in SJL.

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