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Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)

Auction:
2218
Lot:
82
Sold for:
$8,813$7,500

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Auction:
Sale #2218 - 2218
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 02, 2003 11:00AM

Description:

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826), Letter Signed, April 6th, 1790, as Secretary of State, one page, to George Clinton, Governor of New York, concerning two official Acts enclosed, one concerning claims made by North Carolina on western territorial districts, docketed by Clinton on recto, 4to, (minor fold loss). Text in full: Sir, I have the honor to send you herein enclosed two copies duly authenticated of the Act to accept a cession of the claims of the State of North Carolina to certain district of Western Territory; also of the Act to prevent the exportation of Goods not duly inspected according to the Laws of the several States, and of being with sentiments of the most perfect respect, your excellency's most obedt. and most humble servant. Th. Jefferson.
Estimate $10,000-14,000

Keywords

George Clinton, Secretary of State , North, Slavery in the United States, Thomas Jefferson, United States, United States ambassadors to France, University of Virginia, Vice Presidents of the United States, Virginia