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[[File:WytheToJeffersonNovember11794p1.jpg|right|thumb|300px|<p>"Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, 1 November 1794, pg 1." Image from the [http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mtj.mtjbib008433 Library of Congress,] ''The Thomas Jefferson Papers.''</p>]]
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==Letter text==
 
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[[File:WytheToJeffersonNovember11794p1.jpg|right|thumb|200px|<p>"Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, 1 November 1794, pg 1." Image from the [http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mtj.mtjbib008433 Library of Congress,] ''The Thomas Jefferson Papers.''</p>]]
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[[George Wythe|GW]] to [[Thomas Jefferson|TJ]] salutem mittet -
  
GW to TJ salutem mittet -<br />
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An apt beginning to a letter containing a prescription.  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;An apt beginning to a letter containing a prescription. <br />
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Put on sheeps clothing. it will cure rheumatic pains, is comfortable in winter, after one summer not unpleasant in that season, less<br />
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Put on sheeps clothing. it will cure rheumatic pains, is comfortable in winter, after one summer not unpleasant in that season, less
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[[File:WytheToJeffersonNovember11794p2.jpg|right|thumb|200px|<p>"Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, 1 November 1794, pg 2." Image from the [http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mtj.mtjbib008433 Library of Congress,] ''The Thomas Jefferson Papers.''</p>]]
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[[File:WytheToJeffersonNovember11794p2.jpg|right|thumb|250px|<p>"Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, 1 November 1794, pg 2." Image from the [http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mtj.mtjbib008433 Library of Congress,] ''The Thomas Jefferson Papers.''</p>]]
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less unpleasant than linen in all seasons when we perspire freely probatum est.
  
less unpleasant than linen in all seasons when we perspire freely probatum est. <br />
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You send [[Lud. Kusterus de Vero Usu Verborum Mediorum Eorumque Differentia a Verbis Activis & Passivis|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  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;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 <br />
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[[File:WytheToJeffersonNovember11794p3.jpg|right|thumb|200px|<p>"Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, 1 November 1794, pg 3." Image from the [http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mtj.mtjbib008433 Library of Congress,] ''The Thomas Jefferson Papers.''</p>]]
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[[File:WytheToJeffersonNovember11794p3.jpg|right|thumb|250px|<p>"Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, 1 November 1794, pg 3." Image from the [http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mtj.mtjbib008433 Library of Congress,] ''The Thomas Jefferson Papers.''</p>]]
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entertainment to which Monticello invites. i return the book, supposing you to possess but one copy, best by detaining it i should deprive you of a pleasure i am forbidden to enjoy; which, with Aesops leave, would be more than brutish.
  
entertainment to which Monticello invites. i return the book, supposing you to possess but one copy, best by detaining it 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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Since i can not taste of your figs at your house
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Since i can not taste of your figs at your house<br />
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[[File:WytheToJeffersonNovember11794p4.jpg|right|thumb|200px|<p>"Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, 1 November 1794, pg 4." Image from the [http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mtj.mtjbib008433 Library of Congress,] ''The Thomas Jefferson Papers.''</p>]]
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[[File:WytheToJeffersonNovember11794p4.jpg|right|thumb|250px|<p>"Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, 1 November 1794, pg 4." Image from the [http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mtj.mtjbib008433 Library of Congress,] ''The Thomas Jefferson Papers.''</p>]]
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house, send me some cuttings that i may endeavour to treat you with their fruit, when you come to my house.
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1 of november. 1794. 
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house, send me some cuttings that i may endeavour to treat you with their fruit, when you come to my house. <br />
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==See also==
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;1 of november. 1794.  <br />
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*''[[Lud. Kusterus de Vero Usu Verborum Mediorum Eorumque Differentia a Verbis Activis & Passivis]]''
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*[[Thomas Jefferson to Wythe, 24 October 1794]]
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*[[Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, 26 March 1795]]
  
 
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[[Category:Letters from Wythe]]
 
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Revision as of 20:23, 4 July 2015

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

Letter text

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GW to TJ salutem mittet -

An apt beginning to a letter containing a prescription.

Put on sheeps clothing. it will cure rheumatic pains, is comfortable in winter, after one summer not unpleasant in that season, less

Page 2

"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

Page 3

"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 detaining it 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 taste 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 endeavour to treat you with their fruit, when you come to my house.

1 of november. 1794.

See also