Manuscript/Mixed Material Thomas Jefferson letter,
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- Thomas Jefferson letter,
- 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.
- Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
- Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
- - 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
- - 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
- 2 3/4 p.; 9 in. x 7 3/8 in.
Call Number/Physical Location
- Kislak MS 135
- Library of Congress Rare Book and Special Collections Division Jay I. Kislak Collection dcu (Acc. 1988.008.00.0004)
Library of Congress Control Number
- Collection open for research.
Additional Metadata Formats
IIIF Presentation Manifest
- 19th Century
- Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier
- Lake Erie, Battle of
- Marquis De
- Montréal (Québec)
- Naval Operations
- Participation, Indian
- Perry, Oliver Hazard
- Sheep Industry
- South America
- United States
- War of 1812
- Wars of Independence
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Jefferson, Thomas, and Jay I. Kislak Collection. Thomas Jefferson letter. 1813. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2007574193/>.