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[[George Wythe|G.W.]] to [[Thomas Jefferson|T.J.]]  
 
[[George Wythe|G.W.]] to [[Thomas Jefferson|T.J.]]  
  
When you can attend to triffles, tell me your opinion, in general, of the drawing inclosed with this; particularly, should not parties appear before the judge? is not the skin of Sisamnes, whose story, you know, Heradotus relates, added by Mr. West to the original design, an improvement? on the reverse, are not the words ‘state of Virginia’, on the exergon, since within it are represented Patomoack, &c. a tautology? and, if so, what ought to supply their place? return the drawing at your leisure. if any makers or sellers of instruments for philosophical experiments be in Philadelphia, desire one of them to send me a bill of his articles,
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When you can attend to triffles, tell me your opinion, in general, of the drawing inclosed with this; particularly, should not parties appear before the judge? is not the skin of Sisamnes, whose story, you know, [[Hērodotou Halikarnasseōs Historia|Herodotus]] relates, added by Mr. West to the original design, an improvement? on the reverse, are not the words ‘state of Virginia’, on the exergon, since within it are represented Patomoack, &c. a tautology? and, if so, what ought to supply their place? return the drawing at your leisure. if any makers or sellers of instruments for philosophical experiments be in Philadelphia, desire one of them to send me a bill of his articles,
 
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==See also==
 
==See also==
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*''[[Hērodotou Halikarnasseōs Historia|Hē tou Hērodotou Halikarnasseōs Historia]]''
 
*[[Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, 31 August 1790]]
 
*[[Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, 31 August 1790]]
 
*[[Thomas Jefferson to Wythe, 14 March 1791]]
 
*[[Thomas Jefferson to Wythe, 14 March 1791]]

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"Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, 10 January 1791, pg 1." Image from the Library of Congress, The Thomas Jefferson Papers.

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G.W. to T.J.

When you can attend to triffles, tell me your opinion, in general, of the drawing inclosed with this; particularly, should not parties appear before the judge? is not the skin of Sisamnes, whose story, you know, Herodotus relates, added by Mr. West to the original design, an improvement? on the reverse, are not the words ‘state of Virginia’, on the exergon, since within it are represented Patomoack, &c. a tautology? and, if so, what ought to supply their place? return the drawing at your leisure. if any makers or sellers of instruments for philosophical experiments be in Philadelphia, desire one of them to send me a bill of his articles,

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"Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, 10 January 1791, pg 2." Image from the Library of Congress, The Thomas Jefferson Papers.

articles, with their cost. i wish you felicity perpetual. Williamsburgh, 10th of january, 1791

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