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Published by Alfred Sutro in [San Francisco] .

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Other titlesLetter written by Thomas Jefferson to his daughter Martha dated November 28, 1783.
ContributionsSutro, Alfred, 1869-1945.
LC ClassificationsE332.86 1929
The Physical Object
Pagination[8] p. ;
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Open LibraryOL2752071M
LC Control Number86103351

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Address to David Gelston, esq, who was the Collector of the Port of New York (appointed by. September 6, Jefferson's wife Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson dies at age thirty-three Novem Appointed peace commissioner to help negotiate Treaty of Paris Decem Leaves Monticello for Philadelphia in preparation to travel for England; trip later aborted after delayed and then deemed unnecessary.

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I am certainly not an advocate for frequent and untried changes in laws and constitutions.(Thomas Jefferson in a letter to William S. Smith in Taken from Jefferson, On Democr S.

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