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by Thomas Jefferson

Other authors: Merrill D. Peterson (Editor)

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"Autobiography", "A summary view of the rights of british America", "Notes on the state of Virginia", "Public papers", "Afddresses, messages, and replies", "Miscellany", "Letters"
  IICANA | Apr 28, 2016 |
This is a must have for any Jefferson fan. It contains an excellent compilation of his letters. Because he published nothing other than his Notes on the State of Virginia, one has to read his letters in order to understand his thinking.
1 vote speaker43 | Dec 23, 2011 |
What can be more interesting in terms of history as well as autobiography than reading letters and essays, notes and musings of great men, preserved to teach generations to come. This series is very well edited and beautifully bound, and we are looking forward to using these in homeschooling too. ( )
1 vote AnneDenney | Feb 27, 2011 |
Thomas Jefferson was a genius. I'm afraid he is rolling over in his grave now. ( )
2 vote nancypantslady | Apr 3, 2009 |
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Time and accident are committing daily havoc on the originals of the valuable historical and State papers deposited in our public offices The late war has done the work of centuries in this business. The last cannot be recovered but let us save what remains not by vaults and locks which fence them from the public eye and use in consigning them to the waste of time but by such a multiplication of copies as shall place them beyond the reach of accident.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 094045016X, Hardcover)

The most comprehensive one-volume selection of Jefferson ever published. Contains the "Autobiography," "Notes on the State of Virginia," public and private papers, including the original and revised drafts of the Declaration of Independence, addresses, and 287 letters.

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Autobiography--A summary view of the rights of British America--Notes on the State of Virginia--Public papers-Addresses, messages, and replies-Miscellany--Letters.

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