Papers of Thomas Jefferson [manuscript], 1779-1821.

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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Papers of Thomas Jefferson [manuscript], 1779-1821.

Papers of Thomas Jefferson [manuscript], 1779-1821.

The collection contains several signed documents, including ships papers, a passport, a land grant, and an appropriation bill. The land grant is countersigned by James Madison. Correspondence includes letters to Thomas Pinckney on the coining and engraving of U. S. money; letters to Caesar A. Rodney, on a suit against "Aurora" editor William Duane; a letter and document to St. George Tucker on trade with Bermuda during the Revolution, and a letter on the Santo Domingo revolt and concern over U. S. slave revolts; and correspondence with William Wirt on Patrick Henry. There are also single letters to Colonel Francis Taylor on Army commissions; to General Robert Lawson on destination of British ships and Cornwallis's expected move on Camden; to Thomas Read on an expected invasion of Virginia by British troops; to Nicholas Lewis on Albemarle County land and the hiring of slaves (mentions Great George, Ursula, Betty Hemings, Martin and Bob); to Nathaniel Macon on Repbulicans as Commissioners of Bankruptcy; to the U. S. Senate on Indian treaties; to Robert Patterson on the U.S. mint; and to Mr. Cardell on membersthip in the American Academy of Language and Belles Lettres.

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Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827

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St. George Tucker (1752-1827), was born in Bermuda and emigrated to Williamsburg, Virginia where he attended the College of William and Mary. He served in the Revolutionary War, as a judge of the General Court of Virginia, and as professor of law at the College of William and Mary. He was elected to the Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia. Tucker was appointed to the federal district court for Virginia. He married, firstly, Frances Bland Randolph who was the mother of John Randolph of Roanoke. ...

Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis, Marquis, 1738-1805

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Governor General of India and British army officer. From the description of Papers of Charles Cornwallis, Marquis Cornwallis, 1614-1854. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068310 British general; second in command in North America during Revolution, surrendered to Washington at Yorktown. Later governor-general of India. From the description of Proclamation, 1781 March 18, North Carolina. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86156104 Charle...

Patterson, Robert, 1743-1824

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T. P. Bennett, transcriber of these notes, received his A.B. from U. Pennsylvania in 1811 and A.M. in 1816. Robert Patterson was prof. of math. and nat. philosophy at U. Pennsylvania, 1779-1813. From the description of Compends of Spheric Geometry and Trigonometry, 1811(?). (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122527908 Robert Maskell Patterson (1787-1854, APS 1809) was a professor of chemistry and natural philosophy at the University of Pen...

Cardell, Mr., fl. 1821,

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Lawson, Robert, fl. 1780,

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Dumas, M., fl. 1792,

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Pinckney, Thomas, 1750-1828

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Charleston, S.C. attorney, politician, plantation owner, and Revolutionary War officer. He was the son of Charles Pinckney (ca. 1699-1758) and Eliza Lucas Pinckney (1722-1793). Thomas Pinckney was interested in scientific agriculture and authored a number of articles on the subject. From the description of Thomas Pinckney papers, ca. 1790-ca. 1825. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 35953391 Charleston, South Carolina attorney, soldier, and politici...

Wirt, William, 1772-1834

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William Wirt, lawyer and author of Richmond, Va., and Baltimore, Md., served as United States attorney general from 1817 until 1829. He wrote Letters of the British Spy (1803) and Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry (1817). From the description of William Wirt letters, 1816-1820; 1832-1833 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 23469832 Philip Lightfoot of Culpeper County, Virginia served as a lieutenant in the Continental Army Artillery ...

Madison, James, 1751-1836

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Lewis, Nicholas, 1734-1808,

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Macon, Nathaniel, 1757-1837.

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U.S. senator and representative from North Carolina and soldier. From the description of Letters of Nathaniel Macon, 1801-1812. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454186 Republican congressman and senator from North Carolina. From the description of ALS : Washington, D.C., to Alexander James Dallas, 1814 Mar. 16. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122626228 Revolutionary War figure and member of the U.S. Congress; from Monroe (Warren Co....

Taylor, Francis, fl. 1779,

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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

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Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was an American statesman and third president of the United States. From the description of Thomas Jefferson letter, 1809. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367818629 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was the third president of the United States, born in Goochland (now Albemarle County), Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses from 1769 to 1775, and with R. H. Lee and Patrick Henry initiated the inter-colonial committee of correspond...

Lamb, John, 1735-1800

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Soldier and officer in the American Revolutionary War; resident of New York City. From the description of Letterbooks, 1778-1782. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58759541 From the description of John Lamb papers, 1762-1887 (bulk 1762-1799). (New York University). WorldCat record id: 476017786 Patriot and army officer. From the description of Letters of John Lamb, 1786-1788. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014869 ...

Rodney, C. A. (Caesar Augustus), 1772-1824

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Signer Declaration of Independence. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Gen. Mason, 1805 Nov. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270656239 Att'y General under Jefferson and Madison. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Wilmington, to Samuel Carsewell, Esq., 1813 July 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270656252 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Wilmington, 1822 Sept. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270656278...

Gray, James, fl. 1802,

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United States Mint

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Indian head pennies or cents were minted from 1859 to 1909. They were designed by James Barton Longacre. Buffalo nickels were minted from 1913 through 1938, they were designed by James Earle Fraser. The nickels were different from previous coins that pictured an Indian in that the Indian portrayed was more than a European looking individual adorned with a headdress and instead had more accurate facial characteristics. From the description of Indian head penny and buffalo nickel, 1905...

Duane, William, 1760-1835

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Philadelphia journalist. From the description of ALS : Washington, D.C., to Alexander James Dallas, 1802 Feb. 2. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122591699 From the description of ALS : Washington, D.C., to Alexander James Dallas, 1802 Feb. 10. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122365132 Journalist. From the description of Letters and article of William Duane, 1800-1832. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009542 ...

Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799

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Read, Thomas, fl. 1781,

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American Academy of Language and Belles Lettres

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