Selected Writings

Selected Writings

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This selection includes "A Summary View of British Rights in America" (excerpts), the complete text of, and letters on the Declaration of Independence, "An Act for Establishing Religious Freedom," "Notes on the State of Virginia" (excerpts), "Draft of the Kentucky Resolutions," the "First Inaugural Address," and various letters. Also included are an excellent introduction by Harvey C. Mansfield, Jr., editor, a list of principal dates in the life of Jefferson, and a more

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  • Paperback | 94 pages
  • 124 x 182 x 10mm | 140.62g
  • Wheeling IL, United States
  • English
  • 0882951203
  • 9780882951201
  • 2,107,600

Table of contents

Introduction vii Principal dates in the life of Thomas Jefferson xliii A Summary View of the Rights of British America (excerpts) 1 The Declaration of Independence 7 Two Letters on the Declaration To Henry Lee, May 8, 1825 11 To Roger C. Weightman, June 24, 1826 12 An Art for Establishing Religious Freedom 13 Notes on the State of Virginia (excerpts) Query VI: Productions Mineral, Vegetable and Animal 15 Query VII: Population 26 Query XI: Aborigines 28 Query XVIII Constitution 28 Query XIV: Laws 36 Query XVII: Religion 46 Query XVIII: Manners 50 Query XIX: Manufactures 52 Query XXII: Public Revenue and Expenses 53 Draft of the Kentucky Resolutions 55 First Inaugural Address 62 A Selection of Letters To James Madison, January 30, 1787 67 To James Madison, December 20, 1787 68 To James Madison, March 15, 1789 72 To John Adams, June 27, 1813 74 To John Adams, October 28, 1813 To Thomas Law, June 13, 1814 79 To Pierre Samuel Dupont de Nemours, April 24, 1816 81 To John Taylor, May 28, 1816 83 To Issac H. Tiffany, August 26, 1816 87 To Samuel Kercheval, July 12, 1816 88 To John Holmes, April 22, 1820 91 Selected bibliography 93show more
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