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[[File:WytheToJeffersonJanuary101791p1.jpg|right|thumb|200px|<p>"Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, 10 January 1791, pg 1." Image from the [http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mtj.mtjbib005144 Library of Congress,] ''The Thomas Jefferson Papers.''</p>]]
 
[[File:WytheToJeffersonJanuary101791p1.jpg|right|thumb|200px|<p>"Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, 10 January 1791, pg 1." Image from the [http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mtj.mtjbib005144 Library of Congress,] ''The Thomas Jefferson Papers.''</p>]]
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G.W. to T.J. <br />
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;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 [caergon?], since within it were represented Potomoack, & a tautology? and, if so, what ought to supply the in place? Return the [image?] at your leisure. If my […] or sellers of ins[…?] for philosophical experiments be in Philadelphia, desire one of them to send me a bill of his articles<br />
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[[File:WytheToJeffersonJanuary101791p2.jpg|right|thumb|200px|<p>"Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, 10 January 1791, pg 2." Image from the [http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mtj.mtjbib005144 Library of Congress,] ''The Thomas Jefferson Papers.''</p>]]
 
[[File:WytheToJeffersonJanuary101791p2.jpg|right|thumb|200px|<p>"Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, 10 January 1791, pg 2." Image from the [http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mtj.mtjbib005144 Library of Congress,] ''The Thomas Jefferson Papers.''</p>]]
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articles, with their cost. I wish you [feliaty peop et u al?] Williamsburgh, 10th of January, 1791<br />
  
 
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"Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, 10 January 1791, pg 1." Image from the Library of Congress, The Thomas Jefferson Papers.

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, Heradotus relates, added by Mr. West to the original design, an improvement? On the reverse, are not the words ‘state of Virginia’, on the [caergon?], since within it were represented Potomoack, & a tautology? and, if so, what ought to supply the in place? Return the [image?] at your leisure. If my […] or sellers of ins[…?] 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 [feliaty peop et u al?] Williamsburgh, 10th of January, 1791