Manuscript/Mixed Material Image 2 of Thomas Jefferson to John Adams, October 28, 1813
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About this Item
- Thomas Jefferson to John Adams, October 28, 1813
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- Subject Headings
- - Correspondence
- Call Number/Physical Location
- series: Series 1: General Correspondence. 1651-1827
- Microfilm Reel: 046
- Source Collection
- The Thomas Jefferson Papers at the Library of Congress
- Manuscript Division
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- Online Format
- online text
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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.
The image of Thomas Jefferson on the home page is from a photomechanical print held in the Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs Division, Presidential File, and is a reproduction of the popular 1805 Rembrandt Peale portrait in the collection of the New-York Historical Society.
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