Thomas Jefferson Papers

Joseph Milligan to Thomas Jefferson, 3 March 1819

From Joseph Milligan

Georgetown March 3rd 1819

Dear Sir

I have this day forwarded to Mr Wm F Gray a Box addressed to you containing 40 Volumes which I have bound for you I trust they will meet your approbation In the Box there are 8 Political Economy and 3 American Gardener for Mr James Thomas who I Expect has called on you as I had letters from him dated at Charlottesville 26th Feby I have taken the liberty of Enclosing a letter for him not knowing it would reach him If I addressed it to him at Charlottesville he will return home from Monticello therfore If you have any thing that you wish to have Sent on for binding or for any other purpose he will take charge of it

yours very respectfully

Joseph Milligan

RC (DLC); endorsed by TJ as received 7 Mar. 1819 and so recorded in SJL. RC (DLC); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to Wilson Cary Nicholas, 8 Mar. 1819, on verso; addressed: “Thomas Jefferson Esqr Monticello Milton (virginia)”; franked; postmarked Georgetown, 4 Mar. Enclosure not found.

political economy: Destutt de Tracy, Treatise on Political Economy.

Index Entries

  • A Treatise on Political Economy (Destutt de Tracy) search
  • books; binding of for TJ search
  • books; on gardening search
  • Destutt de Tracy, Antoine Louis Claude; A Treatise on Political Economy search
  • gardening; books on search
  • Gardiner, John (author); The American Gardener search
  • Gray, William Fairfax; and transmission of packages to and from TJ search
  • Hepburn, David; The American Gardener search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Books and Library; binding of books search
  • Milligan, Joseph; and Destutt de Tracy’sTreatise on Political Economy search
  • Milligan, Joseph; and transmission of packages to and from TJ search
  • Milligan, Joseph; binds books for TJ search
  • Milligan, Joseph; letters from search
  • Monticello (TJ’s Albemarle Co. estate); Visitors to; Thomas, James search
  • political economy; works on search
  • The American Gardener (J. Gardiner and D. Hepburn) search
  • Thomas, James; employee of J. Milligan search
  • Thomas, James; visits Monticello search