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Notes on the State of Virginia

written in the year 1781, somewhat corrected and enlarged in the winter of 1782, for the use of a foreigner of distinction, in answer to certain queries proposed by him ... MDCCLXXXII
Format
Book; Online
Published
[Paris, Printed 1784-85]
Language
English
Description
1 p. l., 391, 14 p. : 1 ill. ; 20 cm.
Notes
  • SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Researchers must use the digital copy unless permission to use the original has been granted by senior Special Collections staff.
  • Full page illustration, "An eye-draught of Madison's cave," p. 35. Folded table of names of Indian tribes at p. 169. Appendix, p.367-391: observations on the Notes, by Charles Thompson, secretary of Congress.
  • To this copy is appended Jefferson's "Draught of a fundamental constitution for the commonwealth of Virginia" (14 p.)
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Lafayette - Lasteyrie copy. Ms. note on fly-leaf, in Jefferson's hand: "Th. Jefferson begs the Marquis de la Fayette's acceptance of a copy of these Notes ..." Signatures: A-Z* (G*signed G³; leaves 1-4 of each gathering signed except A*, B³, E*, I*, M*, N*, O², O*, R², U³, U*) Aa*, Bb*(Aa*, Bb³-*unsigned) 14 p. at end unsigned. No cancels: pp. 51-54, 167-68, 181-84 and 315-18 in their original state. No map with this copy. Gift of William Andrews Clark, Jr.
Cited in
Calendared in the Jefferson Papers of the University of Virginia, 62
Blockson, Commented bibl., 10
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