Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to James Dana, 9 October 1822

Monticello Oct. 9. 22.

Th: Jefferson returns his thanks to Dr Dana for his two pamphlets on the disease of cattle in a particular district and on the new invention of a waterburner. age having long withdrawn him from the pursuits of agriculture, he cannot better dispose of the former than by presenting it to a very able agricultural society of this section of country, whereof mr Madison is President. with his thanks for this mark of attention he assures Dr Dana of his high respect.


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