Thomas Jefferson papers, 1606-1943 (bulk 1775-1826).

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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Thomas Jefferson papers, 1606-1943 (bulk 1775-1826).

Thomas Jefferson papers, 1606-1943 (bulk 1775-1826).

Correspondence, official statements and addresses, including a rough draft of the Declaration of Independence, plantation and personal accounts, notebook, fee book, case book, garden book, farm books, calculations of interest, records of early Virginia laws and history and other writings on political, legal, educational, and scientific matters, newspaper clippings, and other papers. The bulk of the correspondence and writings falls within the period 1775-1826 and encompasses the major events of the founding and growth of the United States in that era. Letters, notes, lists, and essays document Jefferson's role as the founder of the University of Virginia and his interest in such diverse areas as agriculture, anthropology, architecture, botany, ciphers, culinary arts, geology, literature and language, meteorology, travel, viticulture, and weights and measures. Correspondents, in addition to the political and military leaders of the American Revolution and early Federal period, include Abigail Adams, Anne Cary Randolph Bankhead, François de Barbé-Marbois, Joel Barlow, Benjamin Smith Barton, François Jean de Chastellux, William C. C. Claiborne, José Francisco Correia da Serra, Antoine Louis Claude Destutt de Tracy, Pierre Samuel Du Pont de Nemours, Andrew Ellicott, Francis Eppes, Giovanni Valentino Mattia Fabbroni, Patrick Gibson, Alexander Hamilton, Jean Antoine Houdon, Alexander von Humboldt, George Jefferson, Tadeusz Kościuszko, Benjamin Henry Latrobe, Thomas Leiper, Pierre Charles L'Enfant, Meriwether Lewis, George Logan, Filippo Mazzei, John Melish, Robert Mills, Samuel L. Mitchill, André Morellet, Julian Ursyn Niemcewicz, Adrienne-Catherine, comtesse de Noailles de Tessé, Charles Willson Peale, Joseph Priestley, J. Philip Reibelt, David Rittenhouse, Benjamin Rush, William Short, Fulwar Skipwith, Samuel Harrison Smith, J. Hector St. John de Crèvecoeur, William Thornton, John Trumbull, Benjamin Vaughan, José Ignacio de Viar, Charles Gravier, comte de Vergennes, C.-F. Volney, Benjamin Waterhouse, John Watson, Jonathan Williams, William Wirt, Caspar Wistar, and Josef Yznardi.

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Morellet, André, 1727-1819

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Mills, Robert, 1781-1855

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Watson, John, -1841

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Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827

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American poet and jurist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Detroit, to Noah Webster, 1830 Jan. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573323 American author. From the description of Receipt signed : "United States Loan Office," 1781 Dec. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270867950 Poet, jurist, lawyer, author, and state legislator from Connecticut. From the description of John Trumbull correspondence, 1772 January 8. (Unknown...

Wistar, Caspar, 1761-1818

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Caspar Wistar taught chemistry at the College of Philadelphia from 1789 to 1792. This College, with the University of the State of Pennsylvania, would become the University of Pennsylvania in 1791. From the description of Lectures : on chemistry, 1790. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122621060 Philadelphia physician. From the description of ALS : to an unidentified correspondent, 1817 July 14. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat r...

Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804

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Thomas Smith, Commissioner of Loans for Pennsylvania. From the description of Letter to Thomas Smith, Commissioner of Loans for Pennsylvania concerning the payment of indents to Pennsylvania [manuscript] 30 September 1790. 1790. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647960750 Alexander Hamilton (1757-1804) was influential in founding the United States government and served as its first Secretary of the Treasury (1789-1795) under President George Washington. ...

Chastellux, François Jean, marquis de, 1734-1788

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Vergennes, Charles Gravier, comte de, 1719-1787

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French statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Versailles, to an unidentified recipient, 1777 Oct. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270583336 French foreign minister. From the description of Letter, 1779 Feb. 13, Versailles, to John Adams. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 173971950 Title: Comte British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000563.0x00...