Item Details

Letter to Dr. Benjamin Rush, Monticello Art List, and Furniture List From [the U.S. Ministry, Paris?] [manuscript] 1785? 1803, 182?

Jefferson, Thomas
Format
Manuscript/Archive; Online
Published
University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, VA
Language
English
French (also in)
Access Restriction
Researchers must use microfilm of these manuscripts unless permission to use originals has been granted by senior Special Collections staff.
Summary
Letter to Rush : Thomas Jefferson Randolph. "Memoir, correspondence, and miscellanies, from the papers of Thomas Jefferson, v. 3 pp. 514-515; Lipscomb and Bergh. The writings of Thomas Jefferson pp. 379-385.
ALS, 3 pp., to Rush, 1803 April 21, discusses Jefferson's religious views. Mentions the right of religious liberty, Priestley's "Socrates and Jesus compared." Final 2 pp. consist of "Syllabus of an Estimate of the merit of the doctrines of Jesus compared with those of others."
Also a twelve-page list in Jefferson's hand, giving the room-by-room and wall-by-wall arrangement of the paintings, art objects, and other items in the various rooms at Monticello.
Also an autograph list in French of his furniture, presumably made during his residence in Paris.
Description
3 items.
Cite as
Thomas Jefferson Letter to Benjamin Rush, art and furniture lists, 1785, 1803, 182?, Accession #2958-b, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.
Notes
Forms part of the Tracy W. McGregor Library.
Cited in
Calendared in the Jefferson Papers of the University of Virginia, 2397, 2658, 3102.
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    a| Also an autograph list in French of his furniture, presumably made during his residence in Paris.
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