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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...
    • Contributor: Jefferson, Thomas - Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1813

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    Opinions of learned counsel.
    Opinions of learned council, 1681-1722 | Legal opinions on will cases, 1681-1721 | Series 8, volume 4 Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Title from Sowerby. The first part (p. 1-35) contain opinions of counsel relating to legal matters in colonial Virginia, dated 1681-1721; the next few pages are the opinion of Nathaniel Pigot [sic., Piggot?] of the Middle Temple, dated 23 November 1693-5 March 1721/2. The next group of leaves are in the hand of Sir John Randolph and contain reports of cases beginning ... Anno...
    • Contributor: Randolph, John - Jefferson, Thomas - Thomas Jefferson Library Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1722
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    Abridgment of the common law.
    Abridgement of the common law | Early law notes
    Title from Sowerby. Manuscript written in an unidentified 17th century hand. Incomplete: the text begins with "Forfeiture". Passages have been crossed-out. The original binding (preserved) measures 21 cm. The manuscript leaves have been encapsulated in plastic sleeves, and divided in 2 volumes. Several pages have holes and are missing text. Sowerby, E.M. Catalogue of the Library of Thomas Jefferson, 1795 Library of Congress. Manuscript...
    • Contributor: Byrd, William - Jefferson, Thomas - Thomas Jefferson Library Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 16??

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    Legislative records, 1652-1660. The Jefferson manuscript.
    Virginia, Legislative records, 1652-1660, The Jefferson manuscript | Minutes of the Grand Assembly, 1652-1660, copied from Mercer's manuscript by Thomas Jefferson | Virginia Assembly, 1652-60, laws | Jefferson manuscript Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Title from Sowerby. Three separate manuscripts bound in 1 volume. The first ([42] p.) measures 30 x 10 cm, and is an index, written in a 17th century hand. The second ([34] p., with text on the first [21] p.), has the heading: Copied from Mercer's ms. by Th. Jefferson. The third (the single leaf at end) has text from a document, and states:...
    • Contributor: Virginia - Randolph, Thomas M. (Thomas Mann) - Jefferson, Thomas - Thomas Jefferson Library Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1808
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    Miscellaneous records, 1606-1690. The Bland manuscript.
    Virginia, Miscellaneous records, 1606-1692, the Bland manuscript | Miscellaneous records 1606-1692, the so-called "Bland manuscript" | Virginia, 1606-92, Charters of the Virginia Company of London; Laws; Abstracts of rolls in the offices of State | Bland manuscript Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Title from Sowerby. Written in multiple hands. Contains the laws of 1639, 1642, 1652-1656, 1663, and 1666; and the charters of the Virginia Company. The compiler has numbered the pages of the bulk of the manuscript, excluding blanks. The final manuscript, measuring 25 cm, are abstracts of cases and records of the Council and Company. Sowerby attributes the final manuscript to R. Hickman. Richard...
    • Contributor: Virginia - Bland, Richard - Jefferson, Thomas - Thomas Jefferson Library Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1732
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    Laws and orders concluded on by the General Assembly March the 5th 1623.
    first laws made by the Assembly in Virginia, anno MDCxxiij | Virginia, Laws and orders concluded on by the General Assembly, Mar. 5, 1623/1624 | Legislative Provincial Assembly. Laws and orders concluded on by the General Assembly. March the 5th, 1623 | Virginia, March 5, 1624, Laws and orders concluded on by the General Assembly Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Title from Sowerby. The docket title is annotated in the hand of Thomas Jefferson: This was found among the manuscript papers of Sr. John Randolph and by the Honrbl. Peyton Randolph esq. his son was given to Thos. Jefferson. The volume is bound with the text running parallel to the spine. "Copia test R. Hickman Cl Sec off": p. [7]. Richard Hickman's (Clerk of...
    • Contributor: Virginia - Randolph, John - Randolph, Peyton - Jefferson, Thomas - Thomas Jefferson Library Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1732
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    Catalogue. Ms. Catalog of the library of Thomas Jefferson, copied at his request by Nicholas Trist. The U.S. Congress having acquired the library in 1814, Trist apparently worked from a copy of the printed 1815 Library of Congress catalog specially marked by Jefferson in order to restore, in place of its alphabetical arrangement of each subject category, the original order of entries that Jefferson preferred....
    • Contributor: Jefferson, Thomas - Trist, Nicholas Philip
    • Date: 1823

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    Thomas Jefferson papers, Correspondence; official statements and addresses, including a rough draft of the Declaration of Independence; plantation and personal accounts; notebooks; fee book; case book; garden book; farm books; calculations of interest; records of early Virginia laws and history; writings on political, legal, educational, and scientific matters; newspaper clippings; and other papers. The bulk of the correspondence and writings falls within the period 1775-1826 and encompasses...
    • Contributor: Jefferson, Thomas