Thomas Jefferson Papers

Thomas Jefferson to John Vaughan, 20 April 1821

To John Vaughan

Monticello Apr. 20. 21.

Dear Sir

I wrote you two letters yesterday, the one direct, the other thro’ Capt Peyton. after sending them to the post office the messenger brought me in return yours of the 12th. I never recieved from you either the 6. vols of the Dictionnaire of Nat. history, nor the two missing of the Dictionnaire medicale. to this information I add my friendly and respectful salutations.

Th: Jefferson

PoC (MHi); on verso of reused address cover of Jesse Wharton to TJ, 25 Sept. 1820; at foot of text: “Mr Vaughan”; endorsed by TJ.

TJ’s direct letter of 19 Apr. 1821 to Vaughan, not found, was recorded in SJL with the additional bracketed notation: “covering lre to T. Appleton.”

Index Entries

  • Appleton, Thomas; consul at Leghorn search
  • books; on medicine search
  • books; on natural history search
  • medicine; books on search
  • natural history; books on search
  • Peyton, Bernard; forwards letters for TJ search
  • Vaughan, John (1756–1841); letters to search
  • Vaughan, John (1756–1841); letter to accounted for search
  • Vaughan, John (1756–1841); sends works to TJ search