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Correspondence of Thomas Jefferson [manuscript] 1775-1826.

Jefferson, Thomas; Andrews, George; Appleton, Thomas; Raggi, Giacomo; Raggi, Michael; Trist, Nicholas Philip
Format
Manuscript/Archive; Online
Published
University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, VA
Language
Raggi brothers contract: in Italian
Finding Aid Note
Listing available.
Access Restriction
Jefferson items : Researchers must use microfilm of these manuscripts unless permission to use originals has been granted by senior Special Collections staff.
Summary
Papers include bills prepared for the revision of the laws of Virginia, 1776-1779; a memorandum on the Constitution, 1801-1808?; a Poplar Forest tax bill from the Bedford County sheriff, 1818; a contract with the Raggi brothers, 1819; a memorandum on taxation in Virginia with a comparison of representation and taxation in various areas, 1821; a reply to a toast in honor of Lafayette, 1824; an apothecary's scale; and notes on a Fauquier County survey.
Correspondence touches on a variety of topics that engaged Jefferson's interest, especially education in Virginia, including plans for the University, its construction, finances, faculty, equipment purchases and library; the constitution of the U.S. and the rights of states; national government and finances, including the Bank of the U.S. Other subjects are the study of languages, British strategy in the Revolutionary war, decorations at the White House, news of family and friends, a legal case, purchases including scuppernong wine, and taxes.
Correspondents include Francis Eppes; John Quincy Adams; George Andrews, Thomas Appleton, Joseph Carrington Cabell, Peter Carr, Herbert Croft, Francis Wayles Eppes, John Wayles Eppes, William Branch Giles, James Leitch, David Lewis, Thomas Walker Maury, David Michie, James Madison, James Monroe, Robert Patton, Marc-Auguste Pictet, Raggi brothers, Martha (Jefferson) Randolph, Thomas Jefferson Randolph, Spencer Roane, Littleton Waller Tazewell and John Watson.
The 1823 Feb. 19 document from James Madison to Thomas Jefferson, re a loan for the University, is a tracing of the original in MSS 6455.
Description
37 items.
Cite as
Thomas Jefferson, Correspondence, 1775-1826, Accession #38-755, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, VA 22903.
Notes
  • Many items are extracts, copies, photostats and newsclippings of originals whose locations are unknown.
  • Several items in the hand of Nicholas P. Trist.
  • The index to "Bills prepared for the Revision" has undergone conservation treatment by Mary Studt of Richmond, funded by The Order of the Crown, 2018.
Location of Original
Watson and Lewis document : at Monticello.
Originals of several file drafts at the Library of Congress.
Letter to John Wayles Eppes 1817 May 1 : privately owned with duplicate at Henry E. Huntington Library.
Other Forms
Available on microfilm as Manuscript division reels #M118-125.
Cited in
Jefferson items : Calendared in The Jefferson papers of the University of Virginia.
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    a| The index to "Bills prepared for the Revision" has undergone conservation treatment by Mary Studt of Richmond, funded by The Order of the Crown, 2018.
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    a| Papers include bills prepared for the revision of the laws of Virginia, 1776-1779; a memorandum on the Constitution, 1801-1808?; a Poplar Forest tax bill from the Bedford County sheriff, 1818; a contract with the Raggi brothers, 1819; a memorandum on taxation in Virginia with a comparison of representation and taxation in various areas, 1821; a reply to a toast in honor of Lafayette, 1824; an apothecary's scale; and notes on a Fauquier County survey.
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    a| Correspondence touches on a variety of topics that engaged Jefferson's interest, especially education in Virginia, including plans for the University, its construction, finances, faculty, equipment purchases and library; the constitution of the U.S. and the rights of states; national government and finances, including the Bank of the U.S. Other subjects are the study of languages, British strategy in the Revolutionary war, decorations at the White House, news of family and friends, a legal case, purchases including scuppernong wine, and taxes.
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    a| Correspondents include Francis Eppes; John Quincy Adams; George Andrews, Thomas Appleton, Joseph Carrington Cabell, Peter Carr, Herbert Croft, Francis Wayles Eppes, John Wayles Eppes, William Branch Giles, James Leitch, David Lewis, Thomas Walker Maury, David Michie, James Madison, James Monroe, Robert Patton, Marc-Auguste Pictet, Raggi brothers, Martha (Jefferson) Randolph, Thomas Jefferson Randolph, Spencer Roane, Littleton Waller Tazewell and John Watson.
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    a| The 1823 Feb. 19 document from James Madison to Thomas Jefferson, re a loan for the University, is a tracing of the original in MSS 6455.
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    a| Thomas Jefferson, Correspondence, 1775-1826, Accession #38-755, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, VA 22903.
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    a| Available on microfilm as Manuscript division reels #M118-125.
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    3| Watson and Lewis document : a| at Monticello.
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    a| Originals of several file drafts at the Library of Congress.
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    3| Letter to John Wayles Eppes 1817 May 1 : a| privately owned with duplicate at Henry E. Huntington Library.
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    3| Raggi brothers contract: a| in Italian.
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    a| Listing available.
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    3| Letter to Francis Eppes, 1775 October 10 : a| printed in Ford, Writings of Thomas Jefferson; Lipscomb and Bergh, Writings of Thomas Jefferson; Randall, Life of Thomas Jefferson.
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    3| Letter from James Madison, 1787 October 24 : a| printed in Burnett, Letters of members of the Continental Congress.
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    3| Letters to John Wayles Eppes,1813 September 11, 1813 November 6 : a| printed in Lipscomb and Berg, Writings of Thomas Jefferson; Ford, Writings of Thomas Jefferson; Bulletin of the Bureau of Rolls no. 6.
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    3| Letter to Peter Carr, 1814 September 7 : a| printed in Lipscomb and Berg, Writings of Thomas Jefferson; Bulletin of the Bureau of Rolls no. 6; Nathaniel F. Cabell, Early history of the University of Virginia 384-390; Niles Register X 34-35; Joseph C. Cabell, Sundry documents on a system of public education 12-18.
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    3| Letter from Spencer Roane : a| printed in John P. Branch Papers II No. 1; Bulletin of the Bureau of Rolls no 8 .
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    3| Circular letter to William B. Giles, 1817 August 4 : a| printed in Va. Mag. Hist XXIX 445-447.
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    3| Letter to Joseph C. Cabell 1818 January 14 : a| printed in Ford, Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Nathaniel F. Cabell, Early history of the University of Virginia, 102-106.
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    a| Actions and defenses z| Virginia x| History y| 19th century.
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    a| Adams, John Quincy, d| 1767-1848 e| correspondent.
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    a| Appleton, Thomas, d| d. 1840.
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    1
      
    a| Leitch, James, d| fl. 1809-1826, e| correspondent.
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    a| Lewis, David, d| fl. 1812, e| correspondent.
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    a| Madison, James, d| 1751-1836, e| correspondent.
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    a| Maury, Thomas Walker, d| 1779-1842, e| recipient.
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    a| Michie, David, d| d. 1840, e| recipient.
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    a| Monroe, James, d| 1758-1831 e| correspondent.
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    a| Patterson, Robert, d| 1743-1824, e| recipient.
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    a| Pictet, Marc-Auguste, d| 1752-1825, e| correspondent.
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    a| Raggi, Giacomo.
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    a| Raggi, Michael.
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    a| Randolph, Martha Jefferson, d| 1772-1836 e| correspondent.
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    a| Randolph, Thomas Jefferson, d| 1792-1875 e| recipient.
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    a| Roane, Spencer, d| 1762-1822, e| correspondent.
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    a| Tazewell, Littleton Waller, d| 1774-1860, e| recipient.
    700
    1
      
    a| Trist, Nicholas Philip, d| 1800-1874.
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    a| Watson, John, d| fl. 1812, e| correspondent.
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    a| Wertenbaker, William, d| 1797-1882, e| recipient.
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    a| MSS 38-755 w| ALPHANUM i| 2742043-1001 l| SC-STKS-X m| SPEC-COLL t| MANUSCRIPT

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