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1803 Apr. 13
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1803 Apr. 13
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eng
Summary
Transcript of a letter, dated 13 April 1803, from Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) to John Walker (1744-1809) of Albemarle County, Virginia, concerning scandalous charges involving Jefferson and Walker's wife that have appeared in various newspapers. Jefferson hope that some papers can be induced to not publish them. The transcript is endorsed by James Madison (1751-1836) and John Marshall (1755-1835) as a true copy of the original
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Thomas Jefferson was born 13 April 1743 in Goochland County, Virginia, (now part of Albemarle County, Virginia). He graduated from the College of William and Mary in 1762. A member of the Virginia House of Burgesses from 1769 to 1775, Jefferson represented Virginia in the Continental Congresses in 1775 and 1776. He wrote the Declaration of Independence in 1776. Jefferson served as governor of Virginia from 1779 to 1781. After serving another term in Congress from 1783 to 1784, he was appointed minister to France and served from 1784 to 1788. Jefferson served as Secretary of State under President George Washington from 1789 to 1793, and as Vice President under President John Adams from 1797 to 1801. Jefferson succeeded Adams as president, serving from 1801 to 1809. Upon his retirement, Jefferson returned to his home Monticello in Albemarle County. He founded the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia. Jefferson died 4 July 1826 and is buried at Monticello.
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Vi
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Letter
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  • The Library of Virginia
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2
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Brydon, G. Maclaren, Dr.
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000491706
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Photostats (negative).
Type of unit
leaves.

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