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The Works of Thomas Jefferson: Volume I

The Works of Thomas Jefferson: Volume I

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By: Paul Leicester Ford, Editor

The Federal Edition of The Works of Thomas Jefferson is the pinnacle compilation of Jefferson’s writings as Paul Leicester Ford, Editor, Editor (1865 -1902). Published in 1904 after Ford’s death, this twelve volume set includes an analysis and Introduction by Ford in Volume I that is both unbiased and thorough. In this Ford states his reason for this undertaking was "To meet the need of a new edition of the writings of Thomas Jefferson-Not content in relying upon the Jefferson MSS. in the Department of State, from which, substantially, the former editions were compiled, the present editor, while making full use of the records of the Department, has obtained many interesting documents from the papers of Jefferson still in the hands of his descendants; the papers of the Continental Congress the archives of the State of Virginia; the files of the French Foreign Office; the private papers of Washington, Adams, Madison, Monroe, Stueben, and Gates; as well as from many state archive, historical societies, and private collections throughout the country." The listing below highlights some of the contents of Volume I: - Autobiography of Thomas Jefferson - The Anas -1791 through 1806 - Resolutions of the Virginia House of Burgesses - 1769

  • ISBN-13: 9781598380569

  • Page Count: 532

  • Book Height: 10 x Width: 1.25 x Length: 7 inches

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