Notes on the state of Virginia; written in the year 1781, somewhat corrected and enlarged in the winter of 1782, for the use of a foreigner of distinction, in answer to certain queries proposed by him ...

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Names
Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826 ) (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1782 [really 1785]
Place: Paris
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KF 1785 (Jefferson, T. Notes on the state of Virginia)
Topics
Virginia
Notes
Content: First edition, first issue: 200 copies printed for private distribution. The printing was finished May 10, 1785. cf. Writings of T.J.; ed. Ford, v. 4 (1894) p. 46.
Content: Full page illustration, "An eye draught of Madison's cave," p. 35. Folded table of names of Indian tribes at p. 169. Appendix, p. 367-391: observations on the Notes, by Charles Thomson, secretary of Congress.
Citation/reference: Sabin 35894 Copy 1.
Content: Rare Book Copy 1: p. 327-366 wanting.
Content: Rare Book Copy 1: Presentation copy from Jefferson to the abbé Morellet; with note by, and bookplate of, the latter.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 p.l., 391 p. 1 illus., tables 20 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 42266960
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14293655
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 78086590-c604-012f-f3b6-58d385a7bc34
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