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Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) A report of the debates and proceedings of the convention of ... New York

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05887 Author/Creator: Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Place Written: New York Type: Book signed Date: November 1821 Pagination: 368 p. 25.9 x 16.2 cm

Summary of Content: Signed on p. 3 with Jefferson's coded initials "T.I." Compiled by L. H. Clarke. Published by J. Seymor. This Constitution expanded suffrage in New York. Debates include content on Negro suffrage and Missouri Compromise. Previously owned by John H. Peyton, with his signature on the front pastedown. Seven lines of manuscript on p. 367 (not Jefferson's hand), at the end of the index. Restored binding, with some chalk re-touching. This volume appears in the 1829 Nathaniel P. Poor sale catalog of Jefferson's Monticello library on page 11, item 690, as "Report of the Convention of New York, by Clarke, 1821, 8vo."

People: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: State ConstitutionSuffrageGovernment and CivicsLawPresidentAfrican American HistoryLibraryMonticelloMissouri CompromiseSlaveryWestward Expansion

Sub Era: The First Age of Reform

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