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Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) to Ebenezer Hazard re: transmitting Virginia Cession

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07839.02 Author/Creator: Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Place Written: Annapolis, Maryland Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1783/03/15 Pagination: 1 p.+addr.+dock. 22.8 x 18.8 cm

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Full Transcript: Annapolis Mar. 15. 1783.
Sir

The deed of which the inclosed [sic] is a copy, passing through my hands, it occurred to me that you would wish to insert it in your ...collection, for which reason I copied it most carefully & now do myself pleasure of forwarding it to you with assurances of the esteem with which I am Sir

Your most Obedt. Humble sevt

Th: Jefferson
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People: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Hazard, Ebenezer, 1744-1817

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: PresidentLand TransactionNorthwest TerritoryWestward ExpansionGovernment and Civics

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