Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to Frederick A. Mayo, 12 February 1821

To Frederick A. Mayo

Monticello Feb. 12. 21.


I this day deliver to a boatman to be conveyed to you 2. boxes of books containing about 100. vols to be bound. inclosed is the list directing how they are to be bound, and in each volume you will find similar directions. they will be directed to the Compiler’s office. accept my respectful salutations.

Th: Jefferson

PoC (MHi); on verso of a reused address cover from James Monroe to TJ; at foot of text: “Mr Fred. A. Mayo”; endorsed by TJ. Enclosure not found.

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