Manuscript/Mixed Material Thomas Jefferson letter,

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Title
Thomas Jefferson letter,
Summary
Letter (ALS), written from Monticello, to the Marquis de Lafayette. Topics include sheep industry and the manufacture of cloth in the United States as opposed to England ("our progress in manufactures is far beyond the calculations of the most sanguine . . . This revolution in our domestic economy was well worth a war"); the war on land in Canada; the alliance of Indians and the British ; the naval war and Perry's victory on Lake Erie; and views on the emancipation of South America "from foreign subjection." A postcript, dated 14 Dec., refers to an expedition against Montréal.
Contributor Names
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
Subject Headings
-  Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier,--marquis de,--1757-1834--Correspondence
-  Perry, Oliver Hazard,--1785-1819
-  Lake Erie, Battle of, 1813
-  Manufactures--United States--History--19th century
-  Sheep industry--United States--History--19th century
-  Canada--History--1791-1841
-  Montréal (Québec)--History--19th century
-  South America--History--Wars of Independence, 1806-1830
-  United States--History--War of 1812--Campaigns
-  United States--History--War of 1812--Naval operations
-  United States--History--War of 1812--Participation, Indian
Notes
-  U.S. president.
-  In English.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  Provenance: Gift of Jay I. Kislak Foundation.
-  NUCMC/kislak
-  NUCMC/vm01
-  Kislak accession no.: 1988.008.00.0004
Medium
2 3/4 p.; 9 in. x 7 3/8 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
Kislak MS 135
Repository
Library of Congress Rare Book and Special Collections Division Jay I. Kislak Collection dcu (Acc. 1988.008.00.0004)
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/kislak.74193.1
Library of Congress Control Number
2007574193
Access Advisory
Collection open for research.
Online Format
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Description
Letter (ALS), written from Monticello, to the Marquis de Lafayette. Topics include sheep industry and the manufacture of cloth in the United States as opposed to England ("our progress in manufactures is far beyond the calculations of the most sanguine . . . This revolution in our domestic economy was well worth a war"); the war on land in Canada; the alliance of Indians and the British ; the naval war and Perry's victory on Lake Erie; and views on the emancipation of South America "from foreign subjection." A postcript, dated 14 Dec., refers to an expedition against Montréal.
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Jefferson, Thomas, and Jay I. Kislak Collection. Thomas Jefferson letter. 1813. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/2007574193/.

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