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Jefferson's state-of-the-union address...
Item # 640434
November 20, 1804
THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Nov. 20, 1804
* President Thomas Jefferson
* State of the Union Address
* Early 19th century original
Nearly two pages are taken up with the state-of-the-union address of the President headed: "President's Message", signed in type: Th. Jefferson. A portion of his address deals with the new Louisiana Territory just purchased from France the previous year. One paragraph begins: "With the Indian tribes established within our newly acquired limits, I have deemed it necessary to open conferences for the purpose of establishing a good understanding & neighbourly relations between us. So far as we have yet learned we have reason to believe that their dispositions are generally favorable and friendly..." (see photos for portions). One of the accompanying documents is one in which creates the "District of Mobile" signed: Th. Jefferson (see).
Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 10 1/2 inches, nice condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War