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)
Conditions Governing Use
The materials from Washington & Lee University's Special Collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used should be fully credited with the source.
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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