Letter, 1816 January 15, Monticello, [Albemarle County, Virginia] to [William] Short, n.p.

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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Letter, 1816 January 15, Monticello, [Albemarle County, Virginia] to [William] Short, n.p.

Letter, 1816 January 15, Monticello, [Albemarle County, Virginia] to [William] Short, n.p.

Snow prevents any surveying to resolve a boundary dispute between John Carter and James Monroe; expresses regret over the retirement of Albert Gallatin from the position of Secretary of the Treasury; Jefferson predicts impending fincial crisis; summarizes current rates of taxation, mentioning specifically the burdensome levies borne by British laborers.

2 p. on 1 leaf ; 25 cm. x 19 cm.

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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

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