Film, Video Jefferson's Letter to Meriwether Lewis

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Title
Jefferson's Letter to Meriwether Lewis
Summary
Gerard Gawalt discusses the draft of a letter that Thomas Jefferson sent to Meriwether Lewis to initiate the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
Event Date
October 13, 2004
Notes
-  This recording is not available.
-  Gerard Gawalt, an American History specialist with the Manuscript Division, has been a curator of Presidential Papers at the Library for more than thirty years. The Library's leading Thomas Jefferson expert, he is curator of the Jefferson exhibit. He, along with his daughter Ann, edited "First Daughters: Letters Between U.S. Presidents and Their Daughters."
Running Time
32 minutes, 55 seconds
Language
English
Online Format
online text

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