Thomas Jefferson CollectionWLU.Coll.0033

Thomas Jefferson CollectionWLU.Coll.0033


Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives

204 W. Washington St.
Lexington, VA 24450

Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives
Thomas Jefferson Collection Inclusive 1806-1821
2 Item
Jefferson, Thomas
Graves, John
Madison, James
United States. Department of State
These materials are housed in Oversize drawer 26.
English .

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Thomas Jefferson Collection, Coll. 0033, Special Collections and Archives, James G. Leyburn Library, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Letter dated March 5, 1821 is a gift from Andrew Lupton.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two documents. One dated 1806 Mar. 20, which certifies that the vessel Melpomene sails under the U.S. flag. It is printed in Spanish, English, and Dutch. It is also signed by James Madison, who was serving as Secretary of State at that time. There is also a letter dated 1821 Mar. 5 written in Monticello, Va. to John Graves at the Louisa County Court House, Va., which concerns the payment of a note by Jefferson.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Debt
  • Military orders
  • Navies
  • Receipts (Acknowledgments)
  • Ships

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Graves, John
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Madison, James