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Film, Video 1794 Sea Letter Signed by George Washington and Thomas Jefferson

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Title

  • 1794 Sea Letter Signed by George Washington and Thomas Jefferson

Summary

  • In this video, Nathan Dorn, the curator of the Law Library's rare book collection, discusses a recent acquisition, an 18th-century sea letter bearing the signatures of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson that relates to the slave trade. This document has previously been featured on "In Custodia Legis."

Names

  • Library of Congress
  • Library of Congress. Rare Book Division, sponsoring body

Created / Published

  • Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 2022-06-08.

Notes

  • -  Classification: History: America.
  • -  Nathan Dorn.
  • -  Recorded on 2022-06-08.

Medium

  • 1 online resource

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2024698000

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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Chicago citation style:

Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body Library Of Congress. Rare Book Division. Sea Letter Signed by George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -06-08, 2022. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2024698000/.

APA citation style:

Library Of Congress & Library Of Congress. Rare Book Division, S. B. (2022) Sea Letter Signed by George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -06-08. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2024698000/.

MLA citation style:

Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body Library Of Congress. Rare Book Division. Sea Letter Signed by George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -06-08, 2022. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2024698000/>.