Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Alexander Wilson, 9 October 1807

Washington Oct. 9. 07.

Th: Jefferson having a few days ago only recieved a copy of the printed proposals for publishing a work on American ornithology by mr Wilson, begs leave to become a subscriber to it, satisfied it will give us valuable new matter as well as correct the errors of what we possessed before. he salutes mr Wilson with great respect.

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