Extracts of letters about Charlottesville, Thomas Jefferson, and Washington D. C.
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Extracts of letters about Charlottesville, Thomas Jefferson, and Washington D. C. from a gentleman on a visit to the University of Virginia in 1830 and consists of 0.03 cubic feet. He mentions that he was a childhood friend of Thomas Jefferson and knew Daniel Boone, John Adams, and Justice John Marshall. He also writes about touring Richmond, Virginia and Washington, D. C.. There are comments about paintings in the Capitol rotunda, especially the paintings by John Trumbull on the The Surrender of General Burgoyne and The Surrender of General Cornwallis.
- Creation: 1830
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The collection is open for research use.
0.03 Cubic Feet ((One folder in a legal document box BW 6).)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was purchased from The Brick Row Book Shop by Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia on February 18, 2016.
- Extracts of letters about Charlottesville, Thomas Jefferson, and Washington D. C.
- Ellen Welch
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Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States