Thomas Jefferson inscription and Joseph Jones Monroe letter [manuscript], 1773, 1801.

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Thomas Jefferson inscription and Joseph Jones Monroe letter [manuscript], 1773, 1801.

The collection contains Jefferson's inscription for the tomb, foot of grave, and upper part of stone for Dabney Carr, 1773. Quotes David Mallet's Excursion and Ossian's Temora. Mentions Charlottesville, Va., John and Jane Carr of Louisa County, Martha Jefferson, Peter and Jane Jefferson, and Thomas Jefferson. The collection also includes a letter, Joseph Jones Monroe, Tappahannock Co., Va., to Peter Carr, soliciting support for his election to the Virginia Executive Council, 1801 May 18.

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Carr, Dabney, -1773

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Virginia. Council

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In pre-Revolutionary Virginia, the Council was a governing body comprising 11 Virginians appointed by the crown. From the guide to the An address of the Council, 1769 November 8, (John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation) ...

Monroe, Joseph Jones.

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Carr, Peter, 1770-1815,

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