Thomas Jefferson Papers

Mathew Carey & Son to Thomas Jefferson, 13 July 1820

From Mathew Carey & Son

Phil. July 13. 1820


Agreeably to the request made by You2 sometime since we now hand you statement of ℀, & remain, very respectfully,

Your obed servts

M. Carey & Son

RC (MHi); on a sheet folded to form four pages, with letter on p. 1, enclosure on p. 3, and address on p. 4; in the hand of a representative of Mathew Carey & Son except where noted below; dateline at foot of text; addressed (in the hand of a different representative of the firm): “Thomas Jefferson. Eqr Monticello Va”; franked; postmarked Philadelphia, 16 July; endorsed by TJ as a letter from Mathew Carey received 21 July 1820 and so recorded in SJL; additional notation by TJ beneath endorsement: “July 31. 20. inclosed him 25.D.”

1Salutation in Mathew Carey’s hand.

2Manuscript: “Yo.”

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