Thomas Jefferson Papers

Mathew Carey & Son to Thomas Jefferson, 18 May 1820

From Mathew Carey & Son

Philad. May 18. 1820


Your favour requesting an Ex’ of Baines’s wars was recd some time since, & we must beg you to excuse our not having attended to it earlier, but it entirely escaped us—

It is now shipped to care of Capt Peyton, Richmd As you requested, & we hope it will reach you in safety—

Yours very respectfully

M. Carey & son

RC (MHi); in the hand of a representative of Mathew Carey & Son; dateline at foot of text; at head of text: “Hon. Thos Jefferson”; endorsed by TJ as a letter from Mathew Carey received 26 May 1820 and so recorded in SJL.

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