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Thomas Jefferson's garden book, 1766-1824, with relevant extracts from his other writings

Author: Thomas Jefferson; Edwin Morris Betts; Peter J Hatch; Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation, Inc.
Publisher: [Charlottesville] : Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Named Person: Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson; Thomas Jefferson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Jefferson; Edwin Morris Betts; Peter J Hatch; Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation, Inc.
ISBN: 1882886119 9781882886111
OCLC Number: 44651000
Notes: Thomas Jefferson Foundation notes:
Thomas Jefferson : a comprehensive, annotated bibliography (by Frank Shuffelton)
TJ's record of his gardens, substantially augmented by relevant passages from his correspondence, and by significant annotations. A veritable botanical biography. -- Frank Shuffelton
Shuffelton Bibliography : Vol. 1 (1826-1980), No. 2591
Description: xix, 704 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Contents: Garden book for the years 1766-1824, with relevant extracts from Jefferson's other writings : Early years (1766-1775) --
Revolutionary period (1776-1783) --
Minister to France (1784-1789) --
Secretary of State (1790-1793) --
Monticello interlude (1794-1796) --
Vice President (1797-1800) --
President (1801-1808) --
Retirement (1809-1826) --
Appendix I : Jefferson's summary of his meteorological journal for the years 1810 through 1816 at Monticello --
Appendix II : The water supply at Monticello --
Appendix III : Extract of a letter to Anthony Giannini --
A list of plants sent by Jefferson from Paris about 1786 to Francis Eppes --
A memorandum, probably left to Edmund Bacon, about 1808 or 1809 --
Extract of a letter written to Henry S. Randall by Jefferson's granddaughter, Ellen Randolph Coolidge --
Extracts from the diary of General John Hartwell Cocke, of Bremo, Fluvanna County, Virginia --
A statement of the vegetable market at Washington --
Appendix IV : Jefferson's scheme for a system of agricultural societies, March, 1811 --
Appendix V : Jefferson's "Notes on the State of Virginia": plants --
Appendix VI : Jefferson's description of his mouldboard of least resistance in a letter to Sir John Sinclair --
Appendix VII : Books and pamphlets on agriculture, gardening, and botany in the library of Thomas Jefferson.
Other Titles: Garden book
Responsibility: annotated by Edwin Morris Betts ; with introduction by Peter J. Hatch.
Local System Bib Number:
5871
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