Film, Video Jefferson's Letter to Meriwether Lewis
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- Jefferson's Letter to Meriwether Lewis
- 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
- - 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
- Online Format
- online text
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Jefferson's Letter to Meriwether Lewis. 2004. Online Text. https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-3349/.
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(2004) Jefferson's Letter to Meriwether Lewis. [Online Text] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-3349/.
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Jefferson's Letter to Meriwether Lewis. 2004. Online Text. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/webcast-3349/>.