Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Joseph T. Scott, 30 November 1807

Philada.Nov. 30th 1807
N. Ft. Str. No. 251


I send you the inclosed geographical description of the States of Maryland and Delaware Yet I do not know that is worthy of your acceptance I pray you receive it from me as a mark of my high respect I intend going through the whole of the States and Territories in like manner They will make about twenty vol. such as the present Pennsylvania I have published but whether I forwarded you one I do not really recollect. I am about publishing a second edition which will be much improved and enlarged.

Washington’s life has been for some length of time ready for the press but misfortunes which have arisen from a misplaced confidence in the honesty of some men here prevented the publication I flatter myself I have done you justice in it

I am Sir with great respect Yours Sincerely

Joseph Scott

CSmH: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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