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[[File:JeffersonToWytheJanuary161796mid.jpg|right|thumb|200px|<p>"Thomas Jefferson to Wythe, 16 January 1796." Image from the [http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mtj.mtjbib008589 Library of Congress,] ''The Thomas Jefferson Papers.''</p>]]
 
[[File:JeffersonToWytheJanuary161796mid.jpg|right|thumb|200px|<p>"Thomas Jefferson to Wythe, 16 January 1796." Image from the [http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mtj.mtjbib008589 Library of Congress,] ''The Thomas Jefferson Papers.''</p>]]
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==Letter text==
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Monticello Jan. 16. 96.
  
T.J. to G. Wythe. &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Monticello Jan. 16. 96. <br />
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[[Thomas Jefferson|T.J.]] to [[George Wythe|G. Wythe]].  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;I was so hurried to get ready my [[Thomas Jefferson to Wythe, 16 January 1796 (Madison Draft with List of Virginia Laws)|collection of printed laws]] before the departure of the waggon, that I did the work imperfectly. I have since found the laws of 1702 May & Octob. which I should be glad to have added to the end of my 6th. volume. if you can procure a copy of those of 1773. I will pray you to add it to the end of the 5th. volume, and in both cases to make corresponding changes in the middle one of the three printed labels proposed on these volumes. indeed I would wish the middle label of the Vth. volume to be  
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I was so hurried to get ready my [[Thomas Jefferson to Wythe, 16 January 1796 (Madison Draft with List of Virginia Laws)|collection of printed laws]] before the departure of the waggon, that I did the work imperfectly. I have since found the laws of 1702 May & Octob. which I should be glad to have added to the end of my 6th. volume. if you can procure a copy of those of 1773. I will pray you to add it to the end of the 5th. volume, and in both cases to make corresponding changes in the middle one of the three printed labels proposed on these volumes. indeed I would wish the middle label of the Vth. volume to be  
  
 
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I chuse to bring for the VIth. volume to 1783 that it may terminate at the same period with the [[Collection of All Such Public Acts of the General Assembly, and Ordinances of the Conventions of Virginia|Chancellors revisal]]. 
  
I chuse to bring for the VIth. volume to 1783 that it may terminate at the same period with the Chancellors revisal.  <br />
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I write you a separate letter which perhaps may lead to the preservation of these laws. perhaps your friend mr Taylor, of whom I hear so many good and clever things, may think this business worthy his percentage.  Adieu affectionately.  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;I write you a separate letter which perhaps may lead to the preservation of these laws. perhaps your friend mr Taylor, of whom I hear so many good and clever things, may think this business worthy his percentage.  Adieu affectionately. <br />
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==See also==
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*''Collection of All Such Public Acts of the General Assembly, and Ordinances of the Conventions of Virginia|A Collection of All Such Public Acts of the General Assembly, and Ordinances of the Conventions of Virginia]]''
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*[[Thomas Jefferson to Wythe, 16 January 1796]]
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*[[Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, 27 July 1796]]
  
 
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Revision as of 20:56, 4 July 2015

"Thomas Jefferson to Wythe, 16 January 1796." Image from the Library of Congress, The Thomas Jefferson Papers.

Letter text

Monticello Jan. 16. 96.

T.J. to G. Wythe.

I was so hurried to get ready my collection of printed laws before the departure of the waggon, that I did the work imperfectly. I have since found the laws of 1702 May & Octob. which I should be glad to have added to the end of my 6th. volume. if you can procure a copy of those of 1773. I will pray you to add it to the end of the 5th. volume, and in both cases to make corresponding changes in the middle one of the three printed labels proposed on these volumes. indeed I would wish the middle label of the Vth. volume to be

Fugitive                                        Fugitive            
Sheets        & of the 8th to be        Sheets
1734-1773                                    1775-1783

I chuse to bring for the VIth. volume to 1783 that it may terminate at the same period with the Chancellors revisal.

I write you a separate letter which perhaps may lead to the preservation of these laws. perhaps your friend mr Taylor, of whom I hear so many good and clever things, may think this business worthy his percentage. Adieu affectionately.

See also