Thomas Jefferson Papers

Mathew Carey & Son to Thomas Jefferson, 28 September 1819

From Mathew Carey & Son

Phil. sept. 28. 1819


Your favour of 18th inst. came duly to hand, & in compliance with your request, we now forward the above—

There is not a copy of Sophocles or Antoninus in the city. Of the former we shall have some within a week, & will immediately forward it. The acct at the same time shall be sent by

Yours respectfully

M Carey & son

[Between dateline and salutation:]

Hon Thos Jefferson

Bot of M Carey & son

Carter’s Epictetus—$5.75

RC (MHi); in the hand of a representative of Mathew Carey & Son; endorsed by TJ as a letter from Mathew Carey received 6 Oct. 1819 and so recorded in SJL.

Index Entries

  • Carter, Elizabeth; translatesStoici Philosophi Encheiridion item (Epictetus) search
  • Epictetus (Greek philosopher); Stoici Philosophi Encheiridion item (trans. E. Carter) search
  • Francklin, Thomas; translatesThe Tragedies of Sophocles, from the Greek (Sophocles) search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Books & Library; orders books search
  • Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (121–180), Roman emperor; writings of search
  • Mathew Carey & Son (Philadelphia firm); and books for TJ search
  • Mathew Carey & Son (Philadelphia firm); letters from search
  • Sophocles; The Tragedies of Sophocles, from the Greek (trans. T. Francklin) search
  • Stoici Philosophi Encheiridion item (Epictetus; trans. E. Carter) search
  • The Tragedies of Sophocles, from the Greek (Sophocles; trans. T. Francklin) search