Thomas Jefferson Papers

Mathew Carey & Son to Thomas Jefferson, 30 March 1821

From Mathew Carey & Son

Philada March 30. 1821


Your favour of the 13th was recd on the 18th & on the 26th we forwarded the above by the Mail, which we hope you will have recd previous to the arrival of this

We have no reason to believe that the French Book you mention has been translated in England.

When Baxter’s work arrives, it shall be forwarded by

Your obt hble servts

M Carey & son

[at head of text, in the hand of a representative of Mathew Carey & Son:]

T. Jefferson Esq

Bot of M. Carey & Son
2 Nautical Almanacs1 1821  2.50
2 d—   d— 1822 2 50

RC (MHi); in Mathew Carey’s hand except as indicated; dateline adjacent to signature; endorsed by TJ as a letter from Mathew Carey received 4 Apr. 1821 and so recorded in SJL. RC (CSmH: JF-BA); address cover only; in the hand of a representative of Mathew Carey & Son; with PoC of TJ to Samuel M. McKay, 5 Sept. 1822, on verso; addressed: “Thos Jefferson Esqr Monticello Va”; franked; postmarked Philadelphia, 30 Mar.

TJ’s letter to Carey of the 13th, not found, is recorded in SJL.

1Here “1819” is canceled.

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  • Carey, Mathew; letter to accounted for search
  • Jefferson, Thomas; Books & Library; orders books search
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