Creator

Date Original

1808-1822

Description

This collection consists of three letters and three notes from Thomas Jefferson, and a sample of flax spun by Colonel David Campbell's mother; two letters to James Dinsmore, Washington, D.C., one dated December 30, 1808, one of unknown date; letter to David Campbell, Abingdon, Virginia, dated October 1, 1811; three notes to James Leitch, Charlottesville, North Carolina, date range November 27, 1817- March 1, 1822.

Biographical/Historical Note

Thomas Jefferson was an American statesman, diplomat, lawyer, architect, philosopher, and Founding Father who served as the third president of the United States from 1801 to 1809. He had previously served as the second vice president of the United States under John Adams between 1797 and 1801. He was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three letters and two notes from Thomas Jefferson (one is a photocopy), one note from "Randolph Monticello," and a sample of flax spun by Col. David Campbell's mother.

Geographical Area

District of Columbia; Virginia; North Carolina

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.087.019

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Thomas Jefferson letters, SMC.087.019

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Thomas Jefferson letters, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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