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Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Printed letter signed re: invasion & defense of Virginia

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00448 Author/Creator: Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Place Written: In Council, [Va.] Type: Document signed Date: 19 January 1781 Pagination: 1 p. 34 x 21 cm

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Summary of Content: Circular notice signed as Governor of Virginia concerning Benedict Arnold's invasion of Va. and defense measures. Addressed to Berkeley County. Mentions musters for militia and required supplies. Lined on verso.

People: Arnold, Benedict, 1741-1801
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: PresidentRevolutionary WarBattleGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyTreasonSpyingGovernment and CivicsMilitiaMilitary History

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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