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Jefferson, Thomas



  • Existence: 1743 - 1826

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

A Commission for Adjusting Claims to Lands in Kentucky, 1779

 Item — Box Secure Cabinet
Scope and Contents

An official document appointing William Fleming, James Steptoe, Edward Lyne, and James Barbour as commissioners for Kentucky regarding land settlement. It was signed by Thomas Jefferson while he was Governor of Virginia.

Dates: 1779

Barton, Benjamin Smith , 1805

 File — Box 2, Folder: 19
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a letter to George Baxter from Edward Johnson introducing Dr. Barton, December 21, 1805. Pamphlet entitled, "How Many Botany Books Did Thomas Jefferson Own?" mentioning Dr. Barton.

Dates: 1805

Jefferson, Thomas, 1981 - 1982

 File — Box 5, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

File includes article from The American Art Journal titled "Gilbert Stuart's Portraits of Thomas jefferson" as well as a photocopy of the Spring 1982 article, "The Adams-Jefferson portrait Exchange."

Dates: 1981 - 1982

Jefferson, Thomas

 File — Box 6: [Barcode: 0000000258], Folder: 122
Scope and Contents

This folder contains multiple photo negatives and a developed silver gellatin photograph of a Thomas Jefferson letter related to the Natural Bridge, dated July 1st, 1809. A facsimilie of the letter is also included.

Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Land grant document to Alexander Baggs from the Commonwealth of Virginia , 1781-02-01

Scope and Contents

This land grant document from the Commonwealth of Virginia gives land in Boutetourt County to Alexander Baggs. It is signed by Thomas Jefferson as Governor of Virginia.

Dates: 1781-02-01

Land grant document to William Galloway by the Commonwealth of Virginia

Identifier: RHS-Coll-1001
Scope and Contents

Land grant for William Galloway near the confluence of the James River and Cowpasture River in what was Botetourt County, Virginia. This land became part of Alleghany County , Virginia upon the formation of that county in 1822. The document is signed by Virginia governor Thomas Jefferson.

Dates: 1781-04-10

Poplar Forest, 1957

 File — Box 2, Folder: 74
Scope and Contents

This folder contains a paper written for a fine arts class entitled, “The Historical Survey of Poplar Forest,” which is in Bedford County, written by E.M. Barber. Poplar Forest was a home used by Thomas Jefferson as a retreat from Monticello; he inherited it from his wife, along with 135 slaves, which she had inherited from her father. The paper also talks about renovations made by Jefferson, as well as structural notes, photographs, and a floorplan.

Dates: 1957

Reid Family Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0027
Scope and Contents Series 1 of this collection primarily covers the period from 1763 through Samuel McDowell Reid's death in 1869. There are also a few later items dealing chiefly with his estate. The bulk of the papers deals with business matters. Documents concern such matters as the James River and Kanawha Company, the North River Navigation Company, Washington College's relationship with the Society of the Cincinnati, slavery, and the financial dealings of John Robinson and the Hare family. ...
Dates: 1760 - 1896

Thomas Jefferson Collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0033
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two documents. One dated 1806 Mar. 20, which certifies that the vessel Melpomene sails under the U.S. flag. It is printed in Spanish, English, and Dutch. It is also signed by James Madison, who was serving as Secretary of State at that time. There is also a letter dated 1821 Mar. 5 written in Monticello, Va. to John Graves at the Louisa County Court House, Va., which concerns the payment of a note by Jefferson.

Dates: Inclusive 1806-1821

Virginia State History

 Item — Box 3: [Barcode: 0000006998], Folder: 23, Box: data_value_missing_1123615e31f8f38caf387e35cd66140d
Scope and Contents Materials related to the history of Virginia including a booklet on the 1776 Virginia Convention, a booklet on Wichester and the Shenandoah Valley, a pamphlet for William Moseley Brown (a candidate for VA governor), a piece on 'The Madison-Jefferson Correspondence Concerning Religious Liberty, 1784-1789,' an article called 'The Potomac Route to the Western Waters,' an article called 'The Three Generals of the Valley,' a map, postcards, a 'Sketch of Virginia History for the French Veterans,...
Dates: 1910 - 1965

William Fleming Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0009
Scope and Contents Contains miscellaneous papers, 23 documents, photocopies from microfilm, a medical journal dated 1765, and an account book. Includes items of Col. William Fleming and the Fleming family, including the diaries of Col. Fleming, 1782-1790, with accounts of his trips to Kentucky; Fleming's journal of the first Kentucky convention, 1784-1785, of which he was chairman; c.250 letters to and from Fleming and his family about business, Kentucky land claims, and family affairs; commissions, wills,...
Dates: Inclusive 1755-1833

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Collection 4
American Revolution (1775-1783) 2
Land grants 2
Virginia 2
Apprenticeship programs 1
Armed Forces -- Appointments and retirements 1