Thomas Jefferson Papers

Mathew Carey to Thomas Jefferson, 3 April 1819

From Mathew Carey

Philada April 3. 1819

Dear Sir

At length, I have finished (but in a very imperfect manner) my Vindiciæ Hibernicæ, of which this mail will convey you a copy, which I Request You will accept as a mark of my respect.

I shall take the liberty in [a] few days to send you three or four more copies, to be placed in public1 libraries in your neighbourhood, if any such there be.

Very respectfully
Your obt hble servt

Mathew Carey

RC (MHi); dateline at foot of text; torn at seal; at head of text: “Hon Thomas Jefferson, Esqr”; endorsed by TJ as received 7 Apr. 1819 and so recorded in SJL.

1Word interlined.

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