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Title
Catalogue.
Contributor Names
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
Trist, Nicholas Philip, 1800-1874.
Created / Published
[1823]
Subject Headings
-  Jefferson, Thomas,--1743-1826--Library--Catalogs
-  Early printed books--Virginia--Bibliography--Catalogs
-  Private libraries--Virginia--Catalogs
Notes
-  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. Trist reported his completion of the task in a letter from Louisiana dated Oct. 18, 1823. Cf. Thomas Jefferson Papers.
-  Caption title.
-  The pages are numbered in Jefferson's hand, on rectos only. The page count disregards 2 front flyleaves of variant paper and 6 blank leaves (excluding a large stub) at end.
-  There is a correction in Jefferson's hand on p. [90].
-  Rebound by the Library of Congress and placed, with separated cover of the former binding, in a case. As before, it is bound together with an unmarked copy of the printed 1815 catalog.
-  Inscription on 1st of the original flyleaves: Pearce L. Lewis of Ga., 1834, University of Va.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
-  Gift of Frank Goodell, 1917.
-  With: Catalogue of the library of the United States. [Washington : U.S. Congress], 1815.
-  Original online "With" note gave copy no. as "Copy 8", unclear from gsl and copies on the shelf why it was given this number. vj17 2005-09-02
Medium
113, [1] p., bound ; 23 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
Z997.J48 J44 1823
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/Jefferson.04942.2
Library of Congress Control Number
87204942
Online Format
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Description
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. Trist reported his completion of the task in a letter from Louisiana dated Oct. 18, 1823. Cf. Thomas Jefferson Papers. Caption title. The pages are numbered in Jefferson's hand, on rectos only. The page count disregards 2 front flyleaves of variant paper and 6 blank leaves (excluding a large stub) at end. There is a correction in Jefferson's hand on p. [90]. Rebound by the Library of Congress and placed, with separated cover of the former binding, in a case. As before, it is bound together with an unmarked copy of the printed 1815 catalog. Inscription on 1st of the original flyleaves: Pearce L. Lewis of Ga., 1834, University of Va. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Gift of Frank Goodell, 1917. With: Catalogue of the library of the United States. [Washington : U.S. Congress], 1815. Original online "With" note gave copy no. as "Copy 8", unclear from gsl and copies on the shelf why it was given this number. vj17 2005-09-02
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