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667494

President Jefferson's first state-of-the-union address...

Item #667494

December 19, 1801

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 19, 1801



* President Thomas Jefferson

* State of the Union Address




Beginning at the bottom of the ftpg. is the: "Message" of the President to Congress, prefaced with a note stating that it was delivered to each House by Mr. Lewis (of Lewis & Clark fame), Secretary to the President.

What follows, and taking over half of page 2, is Jefferson'... See More  

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$120.00
666979

Treaty of Amiens...

Item #666979

May 25, 1802

BALANCE, & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, May 25, 1802 



* Treaty of Amiens signed

* French Revolutionary Wars

* Joseph Bonaparte & Marquess Cornwallis




An inside page has: "Definitive Treaty" which is the: "Definitive Treaty of Peace Between the French Republic, the King of Spain, and the Batavian Republic...and his Majesty the King of the United Kingdom... See More  

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$36.00
687980

Four Acts of Congress signed by Thomas Jefferson...

Item #687980

May 27, 1802

GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 27, 1802  



* (4) acts of United States Congress

* Signed by President Thomas Jefferson




Two columns on page 3 are taken up with four Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson.  One is for the regulating the use of foreign coins in the U.S., and another relates to establishing trading houses with the Indian tribes.

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688829

The death of Martha Washington...

Item #688829

May 31, 1802

BOSTON GAZETTE, May 31, 1802  The bottom of page 2 carries the report: "DIED, At Mount-Vernon, on the 22 inst. Mrs. MARTHA WASHINGTON, widow of the late illustrious General George Washington. To those amiable and Christian virtues, which adorn the female character, she added dignity of manners, superiority of understanding, a mind intelligent and elevated -- The silence of respectful gri... See More  

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$135.00
664355

Death of Martha Washington...

Item #664355

June 01, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, June 1, 1802 



* Martha Washington death

* Mount Vernon




Inside under "The Knell" is a brief yet very notable death report: "At Mount Vernon, on the 22d ult. Mrs. Martha Washington, relict of the late illustrious Gen. George Washington."

Four pages, 9 1/2 by 11 inches, an old tape mend to an unrelated page,... See More  

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666988

Jefferson versus Callender...

Item #666988

August 03, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, August 3, 1802 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* James Callender squabble




Inside has about a full page of interesting content on the on-going feud between Thomas Jefferson and James Callender, including a lengthy letter signed by the latter.

Callender had a reputation as a "scandalmonger", due to the content of some of ... See More  

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666994

Jefferson versus Callender...

Item #666994

August 24, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, August 24, 1802 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* James Callender squabble




Pages 2 and 3 have much interesting content on the on-going feud between Thomas Jefferson and James Callender.

Callender had a reputation as a "scandalmonger", due to the content of some of his reporting, which overshadowed the political content.... See More  

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666993

Jefferson versus Callender...

Item #666993

August 24, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, August 24, 1802 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* James Callender squabble




Pages 2 and 3 have much interesting content on the on-going feud between Thomas Jefferson and James Callender.

Callender had a reputation as a "scandalmonger", due to the content of some of his reporting, which overshadowed the political content.... See More  

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685602

Much on Alexander Hamilton...

Item #685602

September 04, 1802

AURORA GENERAL ADVERTISER, Frankford, Sept. 4, 1802  Note that this issue was published in nearby Frankford to escape the Yellow Fever epidemic in Philadelphia.

The front page has nearly a full column with 7 "Reward" ads for runaways. 

Page 2 has an article beginning: "Alexander Hamilton's paper says that then principles of the American revolution are to be found in ... See More  

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$95.00
666997

Jefferson versus Callender...

Item #666997

September 07, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Sept. 7, 1802 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* Sally Hemings

* James T. Callender




Pages 2 and 3 have much interesting content on the on-going feud between Thomas Jefferson and James Callender.

Callender had a reputation as a "scandalmonger", due to the content of some of his reporting, which overshadowed the political... See More  

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685605

Rare mention of "Sally" in Callender's letter...

Item #685605

September 11, 1802

AURORA GENERAL ADVERTISER, Frankford, Sept. 11, 1802  



* President Thomas Jefferson

* Rare Sally Hemings mention

* James T. Callender




Note that this issue was published in nearby Frankford to escape the Yellow Fever epidemic in Philadelphia.

This issue has a wealth of fine content on the Callender/Jefferson situation. Page 2 begins with over a full column report/editorial concerning ... See More  

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685609

Terrific issue on the Jefferson/Callender situation...

Item #685609

October 26, 1802

AURORA GENERAL ADVERTISER, Frankford, Oct. 26, 1802



* President Thomas Jefferson

* James Callender squabble




Note that this issue was published in nearby Frankford to escape the Yellow Fever epidemic in Philadelphia.

Page 2 begins with a very lengthy editorial which includes: "The business of the late election had diverted our attention from various objects, and the execrable wretch Ca... See More  

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559591

From Thomas Jefferson's Presidency...

Item #559591
(10) BOSTON GAZETTE, dated in 1803-1808  A lot of ten issues from the early 19th century when Thomas Jefferson was president.  News and advertising of the day provide perspective on this formative period.  Irregular at the spine but without loss of text; some foxing and wear with lite staining, typical for the period. Perhaps a bit of close-trimming.

The photo shows an example of t... See More  

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680732

John Adams invited to celebrate the anniversary of the Pilgrims landing at Plymouth...

Item #680732

March 30, 1803

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 30, 1803  The ftpg. has a letter from the people of Plymouth to John Adams inviting him to a celebration of: "...the first landing of our Fore Fathers at this place.", with his response, signed in type: John Adams.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, archival strengthening at the spine, good condition.

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$35.00
667347

Jefferson is honored by National Institute of France...

Item #667347

April 03, 1803

NEW YORK HERALD, April 2, 1803 



* Thomas Jefferson

* Institut de France



Page 3 has an address from President Thomas Jefferson to the National Institute of France in which he humbly accepts the honor of being elected as: "...a foreign associate for the class of moral & political sciences...". It is signed in type: Th. Jefferson.

Four pages, small piece from the blank spin... See More  

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667464

Thomas Jefferson on the judiciary in 1776...

Item #667464

May 10, 1803

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, May 10, 1803  Page 2 has a nice items reflecting up a letter signed by: Th. Jefferson from 1776 concerning the judiciary.

Eight pages, 9 by 11 1/4 inches foxing & minor wear at the margins.

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688705

A Thomas Jefferson letter from 1779...

Item #688705

June 07, 1803

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, June 7, 1803  Page 2 has an article headed: "Mr. Jefferson's Paper Money Tender to Mr. Gabriel Jones of Rockingham County" which includes a letter dated at Monticello, April 29, 1779 signed in type: Th. Jefferson.

Four pages, good condition.

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663924

Parson Weems' book on George Washington...

Item #663924

June 20, 1803

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, June 20, 1803 



* Parson Weems book advertisement

* President George Washington biography




The back page has a small advertisement for "The Rev. M. L. Weems", more popularly known as Parson Weems, the ad noting: "Is hereby authorized to solicit of the Ladies and Gentlemen of Philadelphia their subscriptions to the History of Gene... See More  

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667522

Problems with a loan to Thomas Jefferson...

Item #667522

June 21, 1803

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, June 21, 1803  Most of page 2 is taken up with letters relating to a loan to Thomas Jefferson which he was delinquent--and deceptive--in repaying. Included is a letter signed: Th. Jefferson, from 1779.

Eight pages, 9 by 11 inches, various foxing, good condition.

Item from Catalog 327 - released for February, 2023...

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655875

Parson Weems' book on George Washington...

Item #655875

June 27, 1803

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, June 27, 1803  The back page has a small advertisement for "The Rev. M. L. Weems", more popularly known as Parson Weems, the ad noting: "Is hereby authorized to solicit of the Ladies and Gentlemen of Philadelphia their subscriptions to the History of General George Washington."

Parson Weems was an author who wrote the first bio... See More  

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654524

Parson Weems' book on George Washington...

Item #654524

June 28, 1803

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, June 28, 1803  The back page has a small advertisement for "The Rev. M. L. Weems", more popularly known as Parson Weems, the ad noting: "Is hereby authorized to solicit of the Ladies and Gentlemen of Philadelphia their subscriptions to the History of General George Washington."

Parson Weems was an author who wrote the first bio... See More  

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688933

Death of Sam Adams...

Item #688933

October 08, 1803

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 8, 1803 



* Samuel Adams death

* Governor of Massachusetts




The top of page 2 has a rather unassuming article: "Yesterday morning the death of Mr. SAMUEL ADAMS, Esq. late Governor of this Commonwealth, was announced to the inhabitants by the tolling of all the bells in town. Mr. Adams has long been a valetudinarian; and has experienced much of the indisposition... See More  

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151620

Item #151620

April 07, 1804

NEW-YORK HERALD, Apr. 7, 1804 The front page has a letter of appeal and a "Memorial" to the House of Representatives from Samuel Chase with regard to his impeachment. The memorial concludes on pg. 2. Both are signed in type: Samuel Chase. Minor rubbing on the ftpg., stray writing above the masthead, and a few traces of foxing.

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658423

High Resolution Images... 600dpi...

Early report on the death of Alexander Hamilton...

Item #658423

July 17, 1804

High Resolution Images of: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN, Hudson, New York, July 17, 1804



Note: Whereas this noteworthy issue has already sold, due to the unique nature of the coverage, we are making a set of 600dpi-images (printable/publishable quality) available for a minimal price. Once paid, we will e-mail you this set of images which includes: the entire front page, the report on the death o... See More  

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667492

Jefferson's state-of-the-union address...

Item #667492

November 21, 1804

CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Nov. 21, 1804



* President Thomas Jefferson

* State of the Union Address

* Early 19th century original




Fully half of page 2 is taken up with the state-of-the-union address of the President headed: "President's Message", signed in type at its conclusion: Th. Jefferson.

A portion of his address deals with the new Louisiana Territory just purchase... See More  

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687999

Thomas Jefferson's inaugural address...

Item #687999

March 09, 1805

NEW-ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, March 15, 1805  A very historic issue as nearly 2 columns on page 2 are taken up with Thomas Jefferson's inaugural address for his second term as President.

It is introduced with: "On the 4th inst. at 12 o'clock Mr. Jefferson appeared in the Chamber of the Senate of the United States, where his re-election was declared, and the neces... See More  

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667482

Thomas Jefferson's inaugural address...

Item #667482

March 14, 1805

BOSTON GAZETTE, March 14, 1805 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* Inauguration - inaugural address




Page 2 has the lengthy: "President Jefferson's Speech" which is his inaugural address, introduced with: "This day, at 12 o'clock, Thomas Jefferson, President of the United States, took the oath of office & delivered the following Inaugural Speech..." which tak... See More  

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655083

Defending the attacks on Thomas Jefferson's reputation...

Item #655083

August 15, 1805

AMERICAN MERCURY, Hartford, Aug. 15, 1805  Page 3 has an interesting item concerning the attacks on the character of Thomas Jefferson (likely reference to the Sally Heming affair) beginning; "The most forcible & conclusive answer to all the malevolent attacks pointed at the reputation of Mr. Jefferson is the happiness of the people..." and more, with: "...By infamous libels... See More  

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667574

Jefferson's state-of-the-union address with reference to Lewis & Clark's Expedition...

Item #667574

December 13, 1805

THE REPERTORY, Boston, Dec. 13, 1805 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* State of the Union Address

* Lewis & Clark's Expedition




A fine issue has more than half of the front page & a bit of page 2 are taken up with Thomas Jefferson's state-of-the-union address to the nation.

Within the address Jefferson reflects upon the events of the past year and needs for the coming y... See More  

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649289

From Thomas Jefferson's presidency...

Item #649289
(10) BOSTON GAZETTE, dated 1806-1807  A lot of ten issues from the early 19th century when Thomas Jefferson was president.  News and advertising of the day provide perspective on this formative period.  Irregular at the spine but without loss of text; some foxing and wear with lite staining, typical for the period.  The photo shows an example of the look and condition of the is... See More  

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180082

Alexander Hamilton's newspaper...

Item #180082
NEW-YORK EVENING POST, 1806 A lot of 6 issues with the front page having at least 4 ship ads, each with a small woodcut of a ship. All issues are in overall good condition, with only minor foxing and rubbing, but may be close-trimmed at the margin. The New-York Evening Post was founded by Alexander Hamilton. The issues within this set are from the first few years after his death.  The newspap... See More  

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667573

Jefferson, Washington, and a fatal duel...

Item #667573

January 21, 1806

UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, Jan. 21, 1806  Page 2 has reports from Congress which includes a document to the Senate from the President, noting in part: "...I now lay before them such documents...as relate to complaints by the government of France against the commerce carried on by the citizens of the United States to the French island of St. Domingo." s... See More  

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667686

Jefferson's annual message, with mention of Lewis & Clark...

Item #667686

December 09, 1806

NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, Dec. 9, 1806 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* State of the Union Address

* re. Lewis and Clark Expedition




Page 2 has the President's "Message" communicated to Congress, it being Jefferson's state-of-the-union address to the nation.

Of significance is some fine mention of the Lewis and Clark expedition: "The expedition of Messrs. Le... See More  

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649276

From Thomas Jefferson's administration...

Item #649276
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, 1807-1809  A lot of 10 issues of this popular title from the "Hub City". All have the subscriber's name written in the margin above the masthead, some minor edge tears, a few scattered stains, and occasional foxing, but overall quite nice.

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$99.00
559604

From the heart of Thomas Jefferson's Presidency...

Item #559604
(5) UNITED STATES GAZETTE, For The Country, Philadelphia, 1807-1809  A lot of 5 issues offering an interesting insight into the early period of the Jeffersonian era, as the government transitioned away from Federalist policy.

Complete in 4 pages, 2nd-rate condition with rubbing, foxing, and staining, but not damaged.

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688881

From the heart of Thomas Jefferson's presidency...

Item #688881
(5) UNITED STATES GAZETTE, For The Country, Philadelphia, 1807-1809  A lot of 5 issues offering an interesting insight into the early period of the Jeffersonian era, as the government transitioned away from Federalist policy.

Complete in 4 pages, 2nd-rate condition with rubbing, foxing, and staining, but not damaged.

The images show an example of the condition and look of the issues you wil... See More  

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180083

From Thomas Jefferson's administration...

Item #180083
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, 1807-1809  A lot of 10 issues of this popular title from the "Hub City". All have the subscriber's name written in the margin above the masthead, some minor edge tears, a few scattered stains, and occasional foxing, but overall quite nice.

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688837

One of the best issues on the Burr Conspiracy, with Jefferson's famous message to Congress...

Item #688837

January 30, 1807

REPUBLICAN WATCH-TOWER, New York, Jan. 30, 1807  A terrific issue on the Burr Conspiracy, as any number of websites can be found with the full text of this special message to Congress from the President, in which he discloses to them to full details of the conspiracy and his intents to prosecute Aaron Burr.

This "Message" takes over half of page 2 & is signed in type: Th. Jeffe... See More  

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687488

One of the best issues on the Burr Conspiracy, with Jefferson's famous message to Congress...

Item #687488

January 31, 1807

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 31, 1807 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* Special message to U.S. Congress

* On the Aaron Burr conspiracy




A terrific issue on the Burr Conspiracy, as any number of websites can be found with the full text of this special message to Congress from the President, in which he discloses to them to full details of the conspiracy and his intents to prosecute A... See More  

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668132

Thomas Jefferson... The Burr Conspiracy...

Item #668132

February 09, 1807

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 9, 1807 



* Colonel Aaron Burr



Over half of the front page is "An Act" of Congress concerning circuit & district courts in North Carolina.

Page 2 has a note to Congress concerning a situation with France, signed in type: Th. Jefferson. Both pages 2 & 3 has various letters concerning the Burr Conspiracy.

Four pages, nice c... See More  

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673633

William Cowper poem - the abolition of the Slave Trade...

Item #673633
GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, For The Country, Philadelphia, May 25, 1807  Page 3, under the heading: "THE ABOLITION OF THE SLAVE TRADE", has the timely reprinting of the William Cowper poem, "The Morning Dream" (shown in this issue simply as "A Dream"). 

Also present is a letter Alexander Petion, the 1st President of Hayti, to the "men of color" ... See More  

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667349

Jefferson's Proclamation declaring neutrality in the Napoleonic Wars...

Item #667349

July 08, 1807

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 8, 1807 



* President Thomas Jefferson proclamation

* America neutrality in Napoleonic Wars




Page 2 contains the historic "Proclamation" signed by President Th. Jefferson, in which is empathizes the neutrality of America in the Napoleonic Wars, and also notes that: "...requiring all armed vessels bearing commissions under the government of ... See More  

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667412

Jefferson's Proclamation requiring British ships to leave...

Item #667412

July 10, 1807

THE REPERTORY, Boston, July 10, 1807 



* President Thomas Jefferson



Over a full column of the front page is taken up with: "A Proclamation" signed by the President: Th. Jefferson.

It relates to the ongoing troubles in Europe and America's situation & specifies that: "...all armed vessels bearing commissions under the government of Great Britain, now within the har... See More  

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667652

Jefferson's Proclamation requiring British ships to leave...

Item #667652

July 15, 1807

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, July 15, 1807



* President Thomas Jefferson



Over a full column of the front page is taken up with: "A Proclamation" signed by the President: Th. Jefferson.

It relates to the ongoing troubles in Europe and America's situation & specifies that: "...all armed vessels bearing commissions under the government of Great Britain, now within t... See More  

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215318

Robert Fulton 1807 Invention....

Item #215318

July 23, 1807

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 23, 1807

 

* Robert Fulton invention



Page 2 has a report from New-York stating that the Governor, Sec. of War and others "...attended at Ft. Jay, when Mr. Fulton exhibited and explained the principles of his machinery for blowing up ships..." plus a few details about the experiment to be conducted the next day. Other news of the day in
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680580

President Jefferson offers pardon for military deserters...

Item #680580

October 19, 1807

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 19, 1807 



* President Thomas Jefferson pardons

* United States Army deserters




The ftpg. has much on the continued High Treason trial of Aaron Burr & 2 others. Page 3 has: "A Proclamation" by the President concerning those: "...who have deserted from the army of the United States...has become sensible of their offense &am... See More  

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667687

Jefferson's state-of-the-union address to the nation...

Item #667687

November 05, 1807

AMERICAN MERCURY, Hartford, Nov. 5, 1807 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* State of the Union Address




Over half of page 3 is taken up with the: "President's Message" to the Senate & House of Representatives, signed in type at its conclusion: Th. Jefferson.

This was Jefferson's annual state-of-the-union address in which he reviewed the events of the year. This was a... See More  

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$98.00
667404

Jefferson suggests raising additional forces...

Item #667404

March 01, 1808

NEW YORK EVENING POST, March 1, 1808 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* Message re. military forces




Page 2 has a message from the President to Congress, with his concern about rising tensions in Europe which may affect America, and with thoughts of raising additional military forces. Signed in type: Th. Jefferson.

Four pages, some creases, good condition.... See More  

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667503

Jefferson urges Congress to "plan for raising troops"...

Item #667503

March 08, 1808

NEW-ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, March 8, 1808 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* Early U.S. military




The middle of the front page has a letter to Congress signed by the President: Th Jefferson, on his concern for a need to raise troops during the present troubling times in Europe. It begins: "The danger to our country arising from the contests of other nations, and the urgency of maki... See More  

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$38.00
667550

General Wilkinson is exonerated for his role in the Burr Conspiracy...

Item #667550

July 20, 1808

MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 20, 1808  



* General James Wilkinson

* Aaron Burr conspiracy

* President Thomas Jefferson




Page 3 has a detailed letter from the court exonerating Gen. Wilkinson from charges for his involvement in the Burr Conspiracy. It is signed in type by the court officials and by Th. Jefferson, who approved the decision.

Four pages, never bound nor t... See More  

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$37.00
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