Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from John Laval, 19 April 1819

Philadelphia April 19th 1819

Sir,

 Agreeably to your Order of the 11th instant, I have put in the Post Office, to be forwarded by to-Morrow’s Mail, Scapula’s Lexicon, Edition of 1606 (Well wrapped in Strong Paper) Price $ 8
 Sanxay’s Lexicon Aristophanicum, 1811, 8vo; was published as a Supplement to Brunck’s Edition of Aristophanes (which copy I have) to which it is appended. Brunet’s Manuel du Libraire, Vol. 3, Page 193, under the name of Sanxay, makes the following remark “ce petit Lexique a été imprimé, à Oxford, en 1811, pour former le 5’àme volume de la Nouvelle edition de l’Aristophane de Brunck; imprimér 1811. the 5 volumes including Sanxay’s Lexicon are $ 17
 La Correspondance litteraire &ca par le Baron de Grimm 17 vols 8vo handsome Paris binding + 38 .25
 Dickson’s Husbandry of the Ancients 2 vols 8vo boards + 6 .50
 Manuel de droit francais, 2to [. . .] entierement refondue & très augmentie par Pailliet, besides the 5 Codes, includes Several Bulletins des lois, 1 table générale, par Ordre alphabétique de Matières, des Codes Napoléon &c, & des decrets Contenant les tarifs des pais & depens en matières civiles, criminelles & correctionelles . Comprising in the Whole more than 2000 pages-Vellum paper, Gift Pages, Russia binding, Paris, 1813 + 10
 there is Another Copy 12o—3d Edit. 1818, Sketches containing the Royal Charter. 1272 pages + 4 50
 Xenophontis quae exstant Opera, græce & latine, ex Editionibus Schneideri & Zeunii. Accedit index latinus. Edinburgi; l’Preto academico, 12 vols 12mo London binding, Calf Extra $ 30
 Diodoro di Sicilia a Storia universale ed vols 4to [. . .], 1793, bound in Parchment, Containing the 11 first Books 4

I am with the highest Consideration & respect

Sir, Your very humble Servant

John Laval

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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