Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to Thomas Ritchie, 14 February 1819

To Thomas Ritchie

Mont. Feb. 14.1 19

Th: Jefferson will be obliged to mr Ritchie for the acts of assembly of the sessions of 1816–17 and of 1817–18 to be forwarded by mail2 and to be considered as a regular subscriber for them hereafter.3 if placed in account with his newspapers mr Gibson will always pay for them at the same time. he salutes mr Ritchie with frdshp & respect

Dft (MHi); dateline at foot of text; endorsed by TJ.

As state printer, Ritchie published the Virginia acts of assembly from 1815 until 1838.

1Reworked from “13.”

2Preceding five words interlined.

3Word interlined.

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  • Gibson, Patrick; and payments made for TJ search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Books and Library; and newspaper subscriptions search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Books and Library; subscriptions search
  • newspapers; subscriptions to, by TJ search
  • Ritchie, Thomas; letters to search
  • Ritchie, Thomas; prints works for Va. General Assembly search
  • subscriptions, for publications; legal search
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  • Virginia; General Assembly search
  • Virginia; laws of search