The Resource Papers of Thomas Jefferson : from the University of Virginia, (microform)

Papers of Thomas Jefferson : from the University of Virginia, (microform)

Papers of Thomas Jefferson : from the University of Virginia, 1732-1828
Papers of Thomas Jefferson
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  • Papers, 1743-1826, of Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) of Albemarle County, Virginia, consisting of three series: I. Drawing Series, 1751-1826; II. Special Series, 1759-1825; and III. Main Series, 1732-1828. Drawing Series consists of accounts, architectural drawings, correspondence, field notes, maps, memorandum books, plats, receipts, and surveys. Architectural drawings include ones of Monticello, Poplar Forest, University of Virginia, the Virginia state capitol, the Virginia governor's mansion, and Bremo (Fluvanna County, Virginia); also drawings for a proposal for the executive mansion in Washington, D.C., a saw mill and canal, residences, and churches. Surveys, plats, and field notes contain information on Jefferson's lands in Albemarle and Bedford Counties, as well as the property for the University of Virginia. Maps are of Jefferson's properties, Albemarle County, Cumberland County, Virginia, and the James River and Fluvanna River from Richmond, Virginia, to Monticello. Accounts, correspondence, memorandum books, and receipts concern matters relating to Jefferson's lands and to the University of Virginia
  • Special Series contains three account books and indexes; An Exact Abridgement of all the Public Acts of Assembly of Virginia in Force and Use, by John Mercer with Jefferson's annotations; Bills Prepared for Revision of Virginia Laws; cipher codes used for diplomatic correspondence; Note on the State of Virginia, annotated by Jefferson; scrapbook of political songs and poems; Examination into the Boundaries of Louisiana; legal brief in case of Jefferson vs. Michie, Albemarle County Court of Chancery; Proceedings of the Government of the United States...Against Edward Livingston; minutes of the Board of Visitors of Central College and the University of Virginia; Report of the Rockfish Gap Commission; Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth; two drafts of an essay on the Anglo-Saxon; and book catalog for the University of Virginia
  • Main Series consists of accounts, Bible records, bonds, correspondence, deeds, inventories, land grants, maps, marriage bonds, petitions, plats, powers of attorney, warrants, and wills. The papers cover personal and family matters of Jefferson and of the Jefferson, Carr, Eppes, and Randolph families, and discuss agriculture, debts, education, estates, goods and commodities, libraries and books, plantations, property, slaves, wines, Monticello. Also consist of Jefferson's professional and political writings as a lawyer, member of the House of Burgesses and of the Continental Congress, minister to France, Secretary of State, Vice President, and President and discuss political issues, including the United States Constitution, Louisiana Purchase, and Jefferson's presidency. Also contains Jefferson's views on education, France, international affairs, domestic politics, and his efforts to establish the University of Virginia. Correspondents include his daughters, John Adams, Joseph C. Cabell, John Wayles Eppes, James Madison, James Monroe, Wilson Cary Nicholas, Thomas Jefferson Randolph, and Thomas Mann Randolph, Jr.
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Originals at the University of Virginia.
Papers of Thomas Jefferson : from the University of Virginia, (microform)
Accompanied by printed guide with title: The Thomas Jefferson Papers, University of Virginia Library, Microfilm Publications, no. 9
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Arranged in three series: I. Drawing Series, 1751-1826. II. Special Series, 1759-1825. III. Main Series, 1732-1828.
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