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The autobiography of Thomas Jefferson, 1743-1790 : together with a summary of the chief events in Jefferson's life

Author: Thomas Jefferson; Paul Leicester Ford; Michael Zuckerman
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 1821, at the age of seventy-seven, Thomas Jefferson decided to "state some recollections of dates and facts concerning myself." His ancestors, Jefferson writes, came to America from Wales in the early seventeenth century and settled in the Virginia colony. Jefferson's father, although uneducated, possessed a "strong mind and sound judgement" and raised his family in the far western frontier of the colony, an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Archives
Biography
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Named Person: Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Jefferson; Paul Leicester Ford; Michael Zuckerman
ISBN: 0812219015 9780812219012
OCLC Number: 56683982
Notes: Originally published: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1914. With new introd.

Thomas Jefferson Foundation notes:
Introduction / by Michael Zuckerman -- Chief events in Jefferson's life (chronology) -- Autobiography.
Description: xxxviii, 162 p. ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: edited by Paul Leicester Ford ; new introduction by Michael Zuckerman.
Local System Bib Number:
14357

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In 1821, at the age of seventy-seven, Thomas Jefferson decided to "state some recollections of dates and facts concerning myself." The Autobiography of Thomas Jefferson, introduced here by historian  Read more...
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