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The papers of Thomas Jefferson. Retirement series

Author: Thomas Jefferson; J Jefferson Looney; et al
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2004-<2013 >
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Retirement Series documents Jefferson's written legacy between his return to private life on 4 March 1809 and his death on 4 July 1826. During this period Jefferson founded the University of Virginia and sold his extraordinary library to the nation, but his greatest legacy from these years is the astonishing depth and breadth of his correspondence with statesmen, inventors, scientists, philosophers, and ordinary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Archives
Records and correspondence
Sources
Correspondence
Correspondance
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
Papers of Thomas Jefferson. Retirement series.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2004-<c2010 >
(OCoLC)607582527
Online version:
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
Papers of Thomas Jefferson. Retirement series.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2004-<c2010 >
(OCoLC)607888190
Named Person: Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Jefferson; J Jefferson Looney; et al
ISBN: 0691121214 9780691121215 9780691124902 0691124906 0691128677 9780691128672 9780691135656 0691135657 9780691137711 0691137714 9780691137728 0691137722 9780691149752 0691149755 0691153183 9780691153186 9780691156705 0691156700 9780691160474 0691160473
OCLC Number: 55055418
Awards: Commended for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2005.
Description: v. <1-10 > : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: v. 1. 4 March to 15 November 1809 --
v. 2. 16 November to 11 August 1810 --
v. 3. 12 August 1810 to 17 June 1811 --
v. 4. 18 June 1811 to 30 April 1812 --
v. 6. 11 March to 27 November 1813 --
v. 7. 28 November 1813 to 30 September 1814 --
v. 8. 1 October 1814 to 31 August 1815 --
v. 9. 1 September 1815 to 30 April 1816 --
v. 10. 1 May 1816 to 18 January 1817
Other Titles: Retirement series
Responsibility: J. Jefferson Looney, editor ... [et al.].
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From the end of the author's presidency until his death, this title includes 581 documents from 18 June 1811 to 30 April 1812. It also takes readings of a solar eclipse; attempts to determine  Read more...

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