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entertainment to which [attenticello mortes?]. i return the book, supposing you to possess but one copy, best by determining if i should deprive you of a pleasure i am forbidden to enjoy, which, with Aesops leave, would be more than brutish. <br />
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entertainment to which Monticello invites. i return the book, supposing you to possess but one copy, best by determining if i should deprive you of a pleasure i am forbidden to enjoy, which, with Aesops leave, would be more than brutish. <br />
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Since i can not parte of your figs at your house<br />
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Since i can not parte of your figs at your house<br />
  

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"Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, 1 November 1794, pg 1." Image from the Library of Congress, The Thomas Jefferson Papers.

GW to TJ salutem matter-
    An apt beginning to a letter containing a prescription.
    Put on sheeps clothing. It will cure rheu. Make pains, is comfortable in winter, after one summer not unpleasant in that season, less

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"Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, 1 November 1794, pg 2." Image from the Library of Congress, The Thomas Jefferson Papers.

less unpleasant than linen in all seasons when we perspire freely probatum est.
    You send Kuster for my perusal. i can peruse nothing but court papers. This employment by habit is become delectable, in it i regret only that i cannot participate in the elegant entertainment

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"Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, 1 November 1794, pg 3." Image from the Library of Congress, The Thomas Jefferson Papers.

entertainment to which Monticello invites. i return the book, supposing you to possess but one copy, best by determining if i should deprive you of a pleasure i am forbidden to enjoy, which, with Aesops leave, would be more than brutish.
    Since i can not parte of your figs at your house

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"Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, 1 November 1794, pg 4." Image from the Library of Congress, The Thomas Jefferson Papers.

house, send me some cuttings that i may [entueavem?] to treat you with their fruit, when you come to my house.
    1 of November 1794.