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Thomas Jefferson letter

Mss 780381
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 780381

Description

Two page letter from Thomas Jefferson in Richmond, VA to Philip Mazzei assuring him that Ameican sentiment is against a separate pease with Great Britain; notes relations between French and American troops in America; speculates on necessity of Clinton's withdrawing from the Southern Colonies to defend New York: noting arrival of Marquis de La Fayette.

Dates

  • 1780-05-31

Creator

Language of Materials

In English.

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright on this material has not been evaluated. You are free to use this material in any way that is permitted by copyright that applies to your use.

Extent

.01 linear ft. (1 envelope) : signed holograph ; 24 cm.

General

United States History, Revolution, 1775-1783, French participation, Sir Henry Clinton, Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de La Fayette 1757-1834, Filippo Mazzei 1730-1816

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