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Thomas Paine to return to America... Death of John Jay's wife...

Item #666981

June 08, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, June 8, 1802  Page 6 has: "Tom Paine" noting: "...Tom Pine has lately received an invitation from Mr. Jefferson to return to America & means to embark for that country in about a fortnight...".

Also a report of the death of: "Mrs. Sarah Jay, the amiable and much respected wife of his excellency John Jan, l... See More  

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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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Jefferson falling out of favor in Virginia...

Item #666967

April 06, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, April 6, 1802 

* President Thomas Jefferson

* Losing popularity in Virginia ?

Over a full page is taken up with an interesting letter: "To my Fellow Citizens of Richmond" signed by: James Rind. It is prefaced with: "Mr. Jefferson is said to be losing his popularity in Virginia as fast as he acquired it, and the fo... See More  

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Thomas Jefferson responds concerning the Jay Treaty...

Item #666489

February 08, 1794

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 8, 1794

* Thomas Jefferson letters

* re. John Jay Treaty

The ftpg. has: "State Papers" which has three letters from Thomas Jefferson as Secretary of State, relating to the controversial Jay Treaty. Each is signed: Th. Jefferson.

Four pages, some foxing, irregular at the blank spine with a small piece missing, good condition.... See More  

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Thomas Jefferson's concern with impressment...

Item #666309

September 09, 1793

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Sept. 9, 1793 

* Thomas Jefferson letter

* Military impressment

Page 3 has a: "Proclamation" from the French foreign minister concerning France's presence in America. Also a letter to the merchants of Hartford concerning impressment of American ships and men by foreign powers, signed in type: Th. Jefferson as Secretary of State.

Four p... See More  

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Letter signed by the President, Thomas Jefferson...

Item #665705

September 26, 1804

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 26, 1804 

* President Thomas Jefferson

* Letter re. France relations

Page 2 contains a letter signed in type: Th. Jefferson, which concerns relations with France.

Four pages, an archival mend on pg. 2, some smudges inside, generally nice.

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LaFayette visits with Thomas Jefferson...

Item #665134

November 22, 1824

BELLOWS FALLS INTELLIGENCER, Vermont, Nov. 22, 1824  Pate 3 has an item: "Gen. Lafayette--The last news of the nation's guest he was at Monticello enjoying the hospitably of Mr. Jefferson. The meeting was very affecting..." and a bit more.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, good condition.

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Illinois joins the Union as the 21st state...

Item #665089

December 12, 1818

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 12, 1818 

* Illinois statehood

The front page has a rather inconspicuous report headed: Journal of 15th Congress" noting in part: "...Messrs. Hunter of R.I. and Edwards and Thomas took their seats this day. The two latter represent the new State of Illinois, the law to admit which into the Union has been signed by the President...The Union is n... See More  

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"Report" signed in type by Thomas Jefferson...

Item #664817

January 21, 1792

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 21, 1792

* Thomas Jefferson before presidency

Beginning on the ftpg. and concluding on page 2 is a very lengthy "Report" from the Secretary of State, signed in type: Th. Jefferson. It is very difficult to find 18th century newspapers with Jefferson's signature in type.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some foxing and a few archival mends at... See More  

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John Adams responds, Thomas Jefferson intervenes...

Item #664718

October 24, 1798

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 24, 1798  The ftpg. has an address: "To John Adams, President of the United States" from a military unit at Lexington, followed by his response signed in type: John Adams. A pg. 2 bit concerning America making preparations for action against France, with Thomas Jefferson intervening.

Four pages, good condition.

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Money Jefferson owed...

Item #664392

June 13, 1803

BOSTON GAZETTE, June 13, 1803 

* Early 19th century

* Thomas Jefferson

The entire front page is taken up with a huge chart of: "Wholesale Prices Current at Boston" with prices to hundreds of staples, etc.

Page 2 has: "Mr. Jefferson's Paper Money Tender to Mr. Gabriel Jones" concerning money Jefferson owed. Included is a letter from him datelined: "Monticel... See More  

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Thought on building the Erie Canal, five years before construction began...

Item #664048

March 21, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 21 (1812)

* Early Erie Canal planning ?

Year was omitted in the masthead but documents inside are dated 1812.

Of interest is over half a page headed: "The Grand Canal" being the famous Erie Canal, with thoughts concerning its construction and its great value to the country, this being 5 years before construction would begin. One bit notes: &qu... See More  

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Indian treaty with the Mennatarees... Thomas Jefferson's financial troubles...

Item #659569

February 18, 1826

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, February 18, 1826  The front page has an article which begins: "A treaty with the Belantse-etea, or Mennatarees, was concluded between gen. Atkinson and maj. O'Falon & many chiefs of this tribe at the Lower Mandan village...It provides for a friendly intercourse between the parties..." with more.

Also on the ftpg. is a report which rea... See More  

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This historic Funding Act of 1790...

Item #659321

August 07, 1790


* United States Funding Act of 1790

* President George Washington signs

* Also John Adams & Thomas Jefferson

Taking about a full page of text, including almost all of page 2 is: "An Act making Provision for the Debt of the United States" which is signed in type by John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and George Washington.

This w... See More  

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Act of Congress signed by Jefferson & Washington...

Item #659293

June 26, 1790

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, June 26, 1790 

* President George Washington

* John Adams & Thomas Jefferson

* Act of Congress signed in type

One-third of the front page is taken up with early reports from Congress, carrying over to pg. 2.

The middle of page 2 is taken up with an Act of Congress concerning establishing federal judicial courts in Rhode Island, signed in ty... See More  

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News from the closing moments of the war... Thanks to Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, and others...

Item #658842

February 12, 1782


* American Revolutionary War closing events

* George Washington & Thomas Jefferson

The inside pages have various reports concerning the Revolutionary War, including: "...nothing but the utter destruction of the Carolinas was talked of by the ministry & their creatures; but since the French have bl... See More  

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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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Thomas Jefferson on African colonization...

Item #654199

April 19, 1817

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 19, 1817 

* President Thomas Jefferson

* African American colonization

The most interesting article is: "African Colonization" which is introduced by: "The following is an extract of a letter written by Thomas Jefferson..." datelined at Monticello, Jan. 21, 1811, and signed by him in type: Thomas Jefferson.

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Creation of the Department of the Navy...

Item #653503

June 20, 1798

THE SPECTATOR, New York, June 20, 1798 

* United States Department of the Navy creation

* Thomas Jefferson & John Adams forms

A very significant issue, as the front page contains the Act of Congress which formally established the Department of the Navy.

The United States Navy can trace its history back to 1775 when the Continental Congress passed a resolution creating the Continen... See More  

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Letters from Jefferson & Adams on war...

Item #653265

July 13, 1816

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 13, 1816  Perhaps the best content in this issue is a nice full page article headed: "Peace and War" which concerns: "A society has been established in Massachusetts by some christian philanthropists to discourage war..." with most of the page taken up with the thoughts of Thomas Jefferson, signed in type by him: Thomas Jeff... See More  

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North Carolina ratifies the Constitution... Albany described...

Item #652834
THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, December, 1789 

* United States Constitution

* North Carolina ratification

* Albany, New York

The issue begins with a full page: "Description of the City of Albany" (plate is lacking). Other items include: "Memoirs of The Bastille"; a very interesting & detailed: "Letter III - Letters from a Pennsylvanian on his Travel... See More  

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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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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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Oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States...

Item #649235
CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, 1809-1810  A lot of eight issues of the oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States.  Each with occasional foxing; otherwise nice.  Great to have from the heart of Thomas Jefferson's presidency.  The image shows the look and condition of the issues you will receive.  Actual dates vary within the specified time-frame.... See More  

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Much on the Napoleonic Wars...

Item #648583

January 02, 1799

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 2, 1799  Page 2 has a letter addressed to: "Thomas Jefferson, Vice President of the United States" concerning being an elector for President, signed: "A Plain American". Pg. 2 also has much on the Napoleonic Wars, with: "Official Account of the Amputation of Another Limb of the French Monster" "From Gibraltar" "Buon... See More  

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Andrew Jackson, Thomas Jefferson...

Item #648146

October 02, 1830

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 2, 1830  Among the articles within are: "Negro Cloths", a letter signed in type: Andrew Jackson declining an offer to attend a public dinner in Knoxville; "Virginia Gold" "Origin of the Slave Trade"; a letter to John Adams concerning "Anticipated Revolutions" signed in type: Thomas Jefferson, datelines "M... See More  

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President Madison on the Embargo... Andrew Jackson & others...

Item #647654

July 02, 1814

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 2, 1814  The first 3 pages are taken up with a lengthy: "Report On The Fisheries" including a full front page chart, with notation that it is "By Thomas Jefferson".

Inside  has 6 1/2 pages of "Events of the War" concerning the on-going War of 1812. Among the subheads and reports are: "The Army" whic... See More  

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One of the best mastheads we've seen... Fostering freethought...

Item #643132
THE BOSTON INVESTIGATOR, Boston, Massachusetts, 1880-1882  A newspaper which holds the distinction of being the first American newspaper dedicated to the philosophy of freethought. Each issue has a highly displayable graphic masthead which includes the text: Truth, Perseverance, Union, Justice - The Means, Happiness the End, Hear All Sides - Then Decide, with various depictions of books label... See More  

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Jefferson Memorial begins construction...

Item #624694

December 16, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 16, 1938

* Jefferson Memorial begins construction (ground breaking)

* President Thomas Jefferson honored

* Toto the clown death

Page 3 has one column headings that include: "ROOSEVELT LAUDS JEFFERSON'S DEEDS", "President, at Start of Memorial, Says Virginian Set Up Nation as a Democracy", "SITE HAILED AT EXERCISES" and more. Al... See More  

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Acts of Congress: the Indians... changing titles in the U.S. Navy...

Item #619645

August 02, 1837

WORCESTER REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Aug. 2, 1837  The masthead features an engraving of Thomas Jefferson. The back page has nearly 2 1/2 columns taken up with "An Act Making Appropriations for the Current Expenses of the Indian Department..." signed in type by the President: Andrew Jackson. Also "An Act to Change the Titles of Certain Officers in the Navy" (see).

Four pa... See More  

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Georgia & the Cherokee Indians... Andrew Jackson...

Item #617025

January 08, 1831

NILES WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 8, 1831  Among the many articles inside is a brief on headed: "Indian Rights" which cites a letter from Thomas Jefferson from 1791 beginning: "The Indians have a right to the occupation of their lands...".

Following it is: "Georgia And the Cherokees". There is also much reporting from Congress which includes two letters eac... See More  

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Slavery... The Mexican War...

Item #600768

July 26, 1848

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Philadelphia, July 26, 1848  The front page has: "An Act to Amend an Act...for the Prosecution of the Existing War between the United States & ...Mexico". Inside has: "From Mexico" ""Slavery Extension..." the latter including: "...The great question & the only question at issue is--shall slavery (that is the system ... See More  

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Jefferson memorial dedicated in 1943...

Item #587900

April 14, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 14, 1943 

* Thomas Jefferson Memorial dedication 

* 1st report with photos 

This 46 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "ROOSEVELT, HAILING JEFFERSON, LOOKS TO GAIN IN LIBERTY", "Dedicating Memorial Shrine at Capital, He Says Benefit Can Come Out of War" and more. Much more on page 16 with photo... See More  

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

Item #559604
(5) GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, 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. Average condition.  The images show an example of the condition and look of the issues you will receive. Actual dates vary within the years noted.... See More  

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Oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States...

Item #559596
(8) CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, 1809-1810  A lot of eight issues of the oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States.  Each with occasional foxing; otherwise nice.  Great to have from the heart of Thomas Jefferson's presidency.  The image shows the look and condition of the issues you will receive.  Actual dates vary within the specified time-frame.... See More  

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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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Baseball scouting...

Item #177667

July 27, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, July 27, 1912  This issue has a color cover sheet over it and the front page of this issue has a photo called "Victorious America at the Olympic Games."

In this issue there is an illustration called "'Come On In, Fellows, the Water's Fine!'" by C. J. Budd and there is an article with photos called "America's Athleti... See More  

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Item #177662

June 22, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 22, 1912

The front page of this issue is an illustration of "'Let the Republican Party Come to Order!'--Elihu Root" by C. J. Budd, which includes a photo of Teddy Roosevelt, with portraits of both George Washington and Abraham Lincoln in the background.

The inside has an illustration called "After the Circus" by Kemble, and the do... See More  

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Mark Twain ad....

Item #177519

April 24, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 24, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue.The front page of this issue has an illustration of "'Dreadnought" by W. A. Rogers.

This issue has photos of "Travels With an Ex-President"; a photo of "Mrs. T. Suffern Tailer, of New York" and "A King of the Ring." There is also a double page illustration by... See More  

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"Citizen" Roosevelt...

Item #177504

June 25, 1910

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 25, 1910  Full front page photo: Citizen Roosevelt Welcomes America. Shows Teddy Roosevelt riding in a barouche through New York, waving his hat re. his return from traveling the world. Mark Twain, E.W.Kemble, and J.M. Flagg prints are present as well.  This issue also contains firefighting content and NY skyline content. 

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Bayshore's Horse Show.... The Lusitania...

Item #177460

August 31, 1907

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 31, 1907  There is a front page photo, "Pax Victrix." There is an article of "The Spectre of Revolt in India" by Saint Nihal Sing with photos. There are more photos of "A Governor's Vacation--With Mr. Hughes in the North Woods"; "The Riots in Belfast"; "At Bayshore's Annual Horse Show&quo... See More  

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Judson Harmon....

Item #177452

July 06, 1907

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 6, 1907  There is a front page illustration, "Keeping The Peace" by W. A. Rogers. There are photos of "A Democratic Presidential Possibility--Judson Harmon of Ohio"; "Orchard and Haywood Face to Face"; "Anarchists Brought to Judgment" and "Breaking Ground for New York's New $162,000,000 Aqueduc... See More  

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Boat-Racing by sail and motor....

Item #177450

June 22, 1907

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 22, 1907  There is a front page illustration, "Sawdust Will Out" by W. A. Rogers. There are photos of "The Momentous Haywood Trial in Idaho"; "Accuser and Accused"; "Richmond's Greatest Confederate Reunion" and "Racing by Sail and by Motor to Bermuda."There also are two illustrations,... See More  

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Roman Catholic Cathedral....

Item #177444

May 11, 1907

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 11, 1907  There is a front page illustration, "the Branding Season" by W. A. Rogers. There are photos of "The Way to the South Pole"; "The Eternal Subject"; "The Chief of the Department of Travel"; "Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt and Her Children"; "Consecrating Charleston's Roman Catholic ... See More  

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Mr. Cleveland, Ex-President....

Item #177443

May 04, 1907

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 4, 1907 There is a front page illustration, "Patriotism---Conspiracy" by W. A. Rogers. There are photos of "the Only Living Ex-President and His Family"; a double page photo spread of "Blazing New Trails for a City's Needs"; and an illustrations of "The Waning Theatrical Season" by Hamilton... See More  

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The Remains of San Francisco after Tragedy...

Item #177391

May 19, 1906

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 19, 1906  There is a front page photo, "All That Remains of the Elaborately Decorated Chapel at Leland Stanford University". There is an article, "The Human Drama at San Francisco" by Herman Whitaker, and many photos of the San Francisco Catastrophe. There is "Temporary "Homesites" in Golden Gate Park for Thousands of Refug... See More  

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Thomas Jefferson in 1827.....

Item #220150

January 03, 1827

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 3, 1827.


* Thomas Jefferson family relief plan

A page 3 item says: The legislature of South Carolina has passed a resolution, appropriating ten thousand dollars of six percent stock, redeemable in 1850, for the relief of the family of THOMAS JEFFERSON. The resolution in the Senate had but three negatives, and in the House of Representatives it pa
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Thomas Jefferson in 1808....

Item #217564

August 30, 1808

THE BALANCE, Hudson, New York, Aug. 30, 1808


* Thomas Jefferson

* USS Chesapeake winning prizes

Page 3 brief commentary: Mr. Jeffersons war against the United States, says a remarker, is carrying on very successfully. The Chesapeake, which has been but a few days on a cruise, has already sent in six or eight prizes. Some other news as well. Quarto-size, 4 pages in nice condit
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Thomas Jefferson's Monticello estate in 1826...

Item #217538

February 24, 1826

BOSTON RECORDER AND TELEGRAPH, Feb. 24, 1826  Page 3 news under Summary includes: An application has been made to the Legislature of Virginia for a lottery, for Mr. Jefferson, to dispose of his estates to relieve himself of embarrassment, without a sacrifice of his remaining property. Granted in the House of Delegates 90 to 86.

The back page has details about the Capitol building in
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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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