Monticello Dec. 19. 21.
Th: Jefferson returns his thanks to the New York publisher of Colton’s Lacon for the copy of that work he has been so kind as to send him. he sees, on a first opening, that it will afford both amusement and instruction, qualified rather highly with paradox & puzzle. it’s numerous editions in England bespeak it’s merits favorably.
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.