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[[File:WytheToJeffersonDecember221786.jpg|right|thumb|200px|<p>"Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, 22 December 1786." Image from the [http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mtj.mtjbib002407 Library of Congress,] ''The Thomas Jefferson Papers.''</p>]]
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[[George Wythe]] writes again to [[Thomas Jefferson| Jefferson]] in case the letter he wrote on December 13 does not reach him.  Wythe asks for Jefferson's thoughts on the confederation of the American states which is proposed to be revised in the summer of 1787.  Also, he repeats his question regarding [[Peter Carr]]'s course of study from the previous letter. 
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[[File:WytheToJeffersonDecember221786.jpg|right|thumb|300px|<p>"Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, 22 December 1786." Image from the [http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mtj.mtjbib002407 Library of Congress,] ''The Thomas Jefferson Papers.''</p>]]
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==Letter text==
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[[George Wythe|GW]] to [[Thomas Jefferson|TJ]].
  
GW to TJ.<br />
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Lest a [[Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, 13 December 1786|letter]], which, a few days ago, i wrote to you, should not come to your hands, i now write this, to entreat, that you will let us have your thoughts on the confederation of the american states, which is proposed to be revised in the summer following. i mentioned in that letter, that Peter Carr was attending the professors of natural and moral philosophy, and mathematics, learning the french and spanish languages, and with me reading [[Hērodotou Halikarnasseōs Historia|Herodotus]], [[Hai tou Aischylou Trageodiai Seozomenai Hepta|Aeschysus]], [[M.T. Ciceronis Orationes Quaedam Selectae|Cicero]], and [[Q. Horatii Flacci Opera|Horace]]; and that i wished to know if you approved of the course, or would recommend any other. Farewell.  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Lest a [[Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, 13 December 1786|letter]], which, a few days ago, i wrote to you, should not come to your hands, i now write this, to entreat, that you will let us have your thoughts on the confederation of the american states, which is proposed to be revised in the summer following. i mentioned in that letter, that Peter Carr was attending the professors of natural and moral philosophy, and mathematics, learning the french and spanish languages, and with me reading Heradotus, Aeschysus, Cicero, and Horace; and that i wished to know if you approved of the course, or would recommend any other. Farewell. <br />
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Williamsburgh<br />
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;22 decemb<br />
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;1786<br />
 
  
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Williamsburgh<br />
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22 decemb<br />
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1786
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==See also==
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*''[[Hai tou Aischylou Trageodiai Seozomenai Hepta]]''
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*''[[Hērodotou Halikarnasseōs Historia|Hē tou Hērodotou Halikarnasseōs Historia]]''
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*''[[M.T. Ciceronis Orationes Quaedam Selectae]]''
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*''[[Q. Horatii Flacci Opera]]''
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*[[Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, 13 December 1786]]
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*[[Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, January 1787]]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 15:58, 10 March 2018

George Wythe writes again to Jefferson in case the letter he wrote on December 13 does not reach him. Wythe asks for Jefferson's thoughts on the confederation of the American states which is proposed to be revised in the summer of 1787. Also, he repeats his question regarding Peter Carr's course of study from the previous letter.

"Wythe to Thomas Jefferson, 22 December 1786." Image from the Library of Congress, The Thomas Jefferson Papers.

Letter text

GW to TJ.

Lest a letter, which, a few days ago, i wrote to you, should not come to your hands, i now write this, to entreat, that you will let us have your thoughts on the confederation of the american states, which is proposed to be revised in the summer following. i mentioned in that letter, that Peter Carr was attending the professors of natural and moral philosophy, and mathematics, learning the french and spanish languages, and with me reading Herodotus, Aeschysus, Cicero, and Horace; and that i wished to know if you approved of the course, or would recommend any other. Farewell.

Williamsburgh
22 decemb
1786

See also