Thomas Jefferson Collection
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.
- Inclusive 1806-1821
- Jefferson, Thomas (Correspondent, Person)
- Graves, John (Correspondent, Person)
- Madison, James (Person)
- United States. Department of State (Organization)
Conditions Governing Use
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Language of Materials
These materials are housed in Oversize drawer 26.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Letter dated March 5, 1821 is a gift from Andrew Lupton.
The letter dated March 5, 1821 is encapsulated.
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