Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Mathew Carey, 28 October 1819

Monticello Oct. 28. 19.

Th: Jefferson has recieved from mr Carey the Epictetus of mrs Carter & the Sophocles of Potter; and prays him to send him by mail, Charles Thompson’s translation of the old & new testament, volume by volume, a week apart to avoid burthening our village mail, beginning with the 1st vol. he had rather have them in boards than bound. he salutes him with friendship & respect.


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