Manuscript/Mixed Material Letter from Thomas Jefferson to the President pro tempore of the Senate, March 2, 1801, letterpress in Jefferson's hand.

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Title
Letter from Thomas Jefferson to the President pro tempore of the Senate, March 2, 1801, letterpress in Jefferson's hand.
Contributor Names
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 (Author)
Created / Published
March 2, 1801
Subject Headings
-  Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
-  Letter
Genre
Letter.
Notes
-  President-elect Jefferson expresses his intention of taking the presidential oath of office on March 4, 1801.
-  Letter from Thomas Jefferson to the President pro tempore of the Senate, March 2, 1801, letterpress in Jefferson's hand.
-  Forms part of The Thomas Jefferson Papers, 1606 to 1827; for additional information, see: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms008069
-  Original document scanned in 1999-2000 for the former American Memory presentation “I Do Solemnly Swear”: Presidential Inaugurations (retired 2016).
Source Collection
The Thomas Jefferson Papers at the Library of Congress
Repository
Manuscript Division
Online Format
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The essay "American Sphinx: The Contradictions of Thomas Jefferson" by Joseph J. Ellis was originally published in the November-December 1994 issue of Civilization: The Magazine of the Library of Congress and may not be reprinted in any other form or by any other source.

The essay "The Jamestown Records of the Virginia Company of London: A Conservator's Perspective" by Sylvia R. Albro and Holly H. Krueger was originally published in a slightly different form in Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference of the Institute of Paper Conservation, 6-9 April 1997 and may not be reprinted in any other form or by any other source.

Rembrandt Peale's 1800 Thomas Jefferson portrait on the Thomas Jefferson Time Line is from the White House Collection, courtesy of the White House Historical Association.

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Jefferson, Thomas. Letter from Thomas Jefferson to the President pro tempore of the Senate, March 2, 1801, letterpress in Jefferson's hand. March 2, 1801. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/pin0401/. (Accessed December 18, 2017.)

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Jefferson, T. (1801) Letter from Thomas Jefferson to the President pro tempore of the Senate, March 2, 1801, letterpress in Jefferson's hand. March 2. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/pin0401/.

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Jefferson, Thomas. Letter from Thomas Jefferson to the President pro tempore of the Senate, March 2, 1801, letterpress in Jefferson's hand. March 2, 1801. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/pin0401/>.