Thomas Jefferson Papers

John Laval to Thomas Jefferson, 19 June 1820

From John Laval

Philada June 19th 1820


Agreeably to your Order of the 12th instt I have deposited in the Post-Office, to be forwarded by to-morrow’s mail, the first Volume of Potter’s Euripides, Russia Calf, $10= the 2d Volume will be Sent, according to your direction, on the 24th

I am with the highest Consideration & respect

Sir,   your very humble Servant

John Laval

RC (DLC); dateline at foot of text; endorsed by TJ as received 28 June 1820 and so recorded in SJL; additional notation by TJ beneath endorsement: “1820. Mar. 23. remitted 72.D. in full,” presumably TJ’s reminder to himself that prior to the above purchase he was not in debt to Laval. RC (MHi); address cover only; with PoC of TJ to Charles Everette, 21 July 1820, on verso; addressed: “Thos Jefferson, Esq. Monticello—Va”; stamp canceled; franked; postmarked Philadelphia, 19 June.

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