Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 1
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Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 1

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The Project Gutenberg EBook of Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson, by Thomas Jefferson This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.net Title: Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson Author: Thomas Jefferson Editor: Thomas Jefferson Randolph Release Date: September 30, 2005 [EBook #16781] Language: English Character set encoding: ISO-8859-1 *** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK THE WRITINGS OF THOMAS JEFFERSON *** Produced by David Widger MEMOIR, CORRESPONDENCE, AND MISCELLANIES, FROM THE PAPERS OF THOMAS JEFFERSON. Edited by Thomas Jefferson Randolph. 1829 Volume One Contents Illustrations Volume II. Volume III. Volume IV. Facsimile of The Declaration of Independence: Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA, to wit: Be it remembered, that on the seventeenth day of January, in the fifty-third year of the Independence of the United States of America, Thomas Jefferson Randolph, of the said District, hath deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit: "Memoir, Correspondence, and Miscellanies, from the Papers of Thomas Jefferson. Edited by Thomas Jefferson Randolph." In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States, entitled "An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned." RD. JEFFRIES, Clerk of the Eastern District of Virginia. CAMBRIDGE: E. W. Metcalf & Company. CONTENTS PREFACE. MEMOIR. APPENDIX [NOTE A.] [NOTE B.] [NOTE C] [NOTE D.] [NOTE E.] [NOTE F.] [NOTE G.] [NOTE H.] TO THE MEMOIR. Letter to John Saunderson, Esq. Letter to Samuel A. Wells, Esq. August, 1774, Instructions to the first Delegation August, 1774., Instructions for the Deputies Monticello, November 1, 1778. [Re: Crimes and Punishment] Coinage for the United States CORRESPONDENCE LETTER I. LETTER II. LETTER III. LETTER IV. LETTER V. LETTER VI. LETTER VII. LETTER VIII. LETTER IX. LETTER X. LETTER XI. LETTER XII. LETTER XIII. LETTER XIV. LETTER XV. LETTER XVI. LETTER XVII. LETTER XVIII. TO DR. WILLIAM SMALL, May 7, 1775 TO JOHN RANDOLPH, August 25,1775 TO JOHN RANDOLPH, November 29, 1775 TO BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, August 13, 1777 TO PATRICK HENRY March 27, 1779 , TO JOHN PAGE, January 22, 1779 TO GENERAL WASHINGTON, June 23, 1779 TO GENERAL WASHINGTON, July 17, 1779 TO GENERAL WASHINGTON, October 1, 1779 TO GENERAL WASHINGTON, October 2, 1779 TO GENERAL WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 1779 TO COLONEL MATHEWS, October, 1779 TO GENERAL WASHINGTON, November 28, 1779 TO GENERAL WASHINGTON, December 10,1779 TO GENERAL WASHINGTON, February 10, 1780 TO GENERAL WASHINGTON, June 11, 1780 TO GENERAL WASHINGTON, July 2, 1780 TO GENERAL EDWARD STEVENS, August 4, 1780 LETTER XIX. LETTER XX. LETTER XXI. LETTER XXII. LETTER XXIII. LETTER XXIV. LETTER XXV. LETTER XXVI. LETTER XXVII. LETTER XXVIII. LETTER XXIX. LETTER XXX. LETTER XXXI. LETTER XXXII. LETTER XXXIII. LETTER XXXIV. LETTER XXXV. LETTER XXXVI. LETTER XXXVII. LETTER XXXVIII. LETTER XXXIX. LETTER XL. LETTER XLI. LETTER XLII. LETTER XLIII. LETTER XLIV. LETTER XLV. LETTER XLVI. LETTER XLVII. LETTER XLVIII. LETTER XLIX. LETTER L. LETTER LI. LETTER LII. LETTER LIII. LETTER LIV. LETTER LV. LETTER LVI. LETTER LVII. LETTER, LVIII. LETTER LIX. LETTER LX. LETTER LXI. LETTER LXII. LETTER LXIII. LETTER LXIV. LETTER LXV. LETTER LXVI. LETTER LXVII. LETTER LXVIII. LETTER LXIX. LETTER LXX. LETTER LXXI. LETTER LXXII. LETTER LXXIII. LETTER LXXIV. LETTER LXXV. LETTER LXXVI. LETTER LXXVII. TO MAJOR GENERAL GATES, August 15, 1780 TO GENERAL WASHINGTON, September 8, 1780 TO GENERAL EDWARD STEVENS, September 12,1780 TO GENERAL EDWARD STEVENS, September 15, 1780 TO MAJOR GENERAL GATES, September 23, 1780 TO GENERAL WASHINGTON, September 23, 1780 TO HIS EXCELLENCY GENERAL WASHINGTON, September 26,1780 TO MAJOR GENERAL GATES, October 4, 1780 TO GENERAL GATES, October 15, 1780 TO GENERAL WASHINGTON, October 22, 1780 TO GENERAL WASHINGTON, October 25,1780 TO GENERAL WASHINGTON, October 26, 1780 TO GENERAL GATES, October 28, 1780 TO GENERAL WASHINGTON, November 3,1780 TO GENERAL WASHINGTON, November 10, 1780 TO GENERAL WASHINGTON, November 26, 1780 TO GENERAL WASHINGTON, December 15,1780 TO GENERAL WASHINGTON, January 10, 1781 TO THE PRESIDENT OF CONGRESS, Jan. 15, 1781 TO THE PRESIDENT OF CONGRESS, Jan. 15, 1781 TO THE PRESIDENT OF CONGRESS, Jan. 17, 1781 TO THE VIRGINIA DELEGATES IN CONGRESS, Jan. 18, 1781 TO GENERAL WASHINGTON, February 8, 1781 TO GENERAL WASHINGTON, February 12, 1781 TO GENERAL WASHINGTON, February 17, 1781 TO GENERAL GATES, February 17, 1781 TO GENERAL WASHINGTON, February 26,1781 TO GENERAL WASHINGTON, March 8, 1781 TO THE PRESIDENT OF CONGRESS, March 19,1781 TO THE PRESIDENT OF CONGRESS, March 21, 1781 TO THE PRESIDENT OF CONGRESS, March 26,1781 TO THE PRESIDENT OF CONGRESS, March 28, 1781 TO THE PRESIDENT OF CONGRESS, March 31, 1781 TO THE PRESIDENT OF CONGRESS, April 7, 1781 TO THE PRESIDENT OF CONGRESS, April 18, 1781 TO GENERAL WASHINGTON, April 23,1781 TO GENERAL WASHINGTON, May 9, 1781 TO THE VIRGINIA DELEGATES IN CONGRESS, May 10, 1781 TO GENERAL WASHINGTON, May 28,1781 TO GENERAL WASHINGTON, April 16, 1784 TO COLONEL URIAH FORREST, October 20, 1784 TO JOHN JAY May 11, 1785 , TO GENERAL CHASTELLUX, June 7,1785 TO JOHN ADAMS, June 15, 1785 TO THE GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA, June 16, 1785 TO COLONEL MONROE, June 17, 1785 TO CHARLES THOMSON, June 21, 1785 TO WILLIAM CARMICHAEL, June 22, 1785 TO JOHN ADAMS, June 23, 1785 TO COLONEL MONROE, July 5, 1785 TO MRS. SPROWLE, July 5,1785 TO JOHN ADAMS, July 7, 1785 TO GENERAL WASHINGTON, July 10, 1785 TO THE GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA, July 11, 1785 TO THE PRESIDENT OF CONGRESS, July 12, 1785 TO THE VIRGINIA DELEGATES IN CONGRESS, July 12,1785 TO JOHN JAY July 12,1785 , TO MONSIEUR BRIET, July 13, 1785 TO MESSRS. FRENCH AND NEPHEW, July 13,1785 LETTER LXXVIII. LETTER LXXIX. LETTER LXXX. LETTER LXXXI. LETTER LXXXII. LETTER LXXXIII. LETTER LXXXIV. LETTER LXXXV. LETTER LXXXVI. LETTER LXXXVII. LETTER LXXXVIII. LETTER LXXXIX. LETTER XC. LETTER XCI. LETTER XCII. LETTER XCIII. LETTER XCIV. LETTER XCV. LETTER XCVI. LETTER XCVII. LETTER XCVIII. LETTER XCIX. LETTER C. LETTER CI. LETTER CII. LETTER CIII. LETTER CIV. LETTER CV. LETTER CVI. LETTER CVII. LETTER CVIII. LETTER CIX. LETTER CX. LETTER CXI. LETTER CXII. LETTER CXIII. LETTER CXIV. LETTER CXV. LETTER CXVI. LETTER CXVII. LETTER CXVIII. LETTER CXIX. LETTER CXX. LETTER CXXI. LETTER CXXII. LETTER CXXIII. LETTER CXXIV. LETTER CXXV. LETTER CXXVI. LETTER CXXVII. LETTER CXXVIII. LETTER CXXIX. LETTER CXXX. LETTER CXXXI. LETTER CXXXII. LETTER CXXXIII. LETTER CXXXIV. LETTER CXXXV. LETTER CXXXVI. TO DR. STILES, July 17,1785 TO JOHN ADAMS, July 28, 1785 TO HOGENDORP, July 29, 1785 TO MESSRS. N. AND J. VAN STAPHORST, July 30, 1785 TO JOHN ADAMS, July 31, 1785 TO M. DE CASTRIES, August 3,1785 TO CAPTAIN JOHN PAUL JONES, August 3,1785 TO JOHN ADAMS, August 6, 1785 TO DR. PRICE, August 7,1785 TO JOHN ADAMS, August 10,1785 TO MRS. SPROWLE, August 10, 1785 TO CAPTAIN JOHN PAUL JONES, August 13, 1785 TO MESSRS. BUCHANAN AND HAY August 13, 1785 , TO JOHN JAY August 14, 1785 , TO THE COUNT DE VERGENNES, August 15, 1785 TO CAPTAIN JOHN PAUL JONES, August 17, 1785 TO WILLIAM CARMICHAEL, August 18, 1785 TO PETER CARR TO JOHN PAGE, August 20 1785 TO JOHN JAY August 23, 1785 , TO COLONEL MONROE, August 28, 1735 TO CAPTAIN JOHN PAUL JONES, August 29,1785 TO JOHN JAY August 30,1785 , TO JAMES MADISON, September 1,1785 TO MESSRS. DUMAS AND SHORT, September 1, 1785 TO JOHN ADAMS, September 4, 1785 TO DAVID HARTLEY September 5, 1785 , TO BARON GEISMER, September 6, 1785 TO JOHN LANGDON, September 11, 1785 LISTER ASQUITH, September 14, 1785 TO JOHN ADAMS, September 19, 1785 TO JAMES MADISON, September 20, 1785 TO EDMUND RANDOLPH, September 20,1785 TO JOHN ADAMS, September 24, 1785 TO JOHN ADAMS, September 24,1785 TO F. HOPKINSON, September 25, 1785 TO LISTER ASQUITH, September 26,1785 TO R. IZARD, September 26,1783 TO RICHARD O'BRYAN, September 29, 1785 TO MR. BELLINI, September 30,1785 JAMES MADISON, October 2, 1785 TO DR. FRANKLIN, October 5,1785 TO SAMUEL OSGOOD, October 5, 1785 TO JOHN JAY October 6, 1785 , TO ELBRIDGE GERRY October 11, 1785 , TO THE COUNT DE VERGENNES, October 11, 1785 TO JOHN JAY October 11,1785 , TO MESSRS. VAN STAPHORST, October 12, 1785 TO MONSIEUR DESBORDES, October 12,1785 TO HOGENDORP, October 13,1785 TO J. BANNISTER, JUNIOR, October 15,1785 TO MR. CARMICHAEL, October 18, 1785 TO MESSRS. VAN STAPHORSTS, October 25,1785 TO WILLIAM CARMICHAEL, November 4, 1785 TO RICHARD O'BRYAN, November 4, 1785 TO W. W. SEWARD, November 12,1785 TO THE COUNT DE VERGENNES, November 14,1785 TO JOHN ADAMS, November 19, 1785 TO THE COUNT DE VERGENNES, November 20, 1785 LETTER CXXXVII. TO LISTER ASQUITH, November 23, 1785 LETTER CXXXVIII. TO JOHN ADAMS, November 27, 1785 LETTER CXXXIX. TO COLONEL HUMPHREYS, December 4,1785 LETTER CXL. TO JOHN ADAMS, December 10, 1785 LETTER CXLI. TO JOHN ADAMS, December 11, 1785 LETTER CXLII. TO THE COUNT DE VERGENNES, December 21, 1785 LETTER CXLIII. TO THE GOVERNOR OF GEORGIA, December 22, 1785 LETTER CXLIV. TO THE GEORGIA DELEGATES IN CONGRESS, Dec. 22, 1785 LETTER CXLV. TO JOHN ADAMS, December 27, 1785 LETTER CXLVI. TO JOHN JAY January 2,1786 , LETTER CXLVII. TO T. HOPKINSON, January 3, 1786 LETTER CXLVIII. TO GENERAL WASHINGTON, January 4, 1786 LETTER CXLIX. TO A. CARY January 7, 1786 , LETTER CL. TO MAJOR GENERAL GREENE, January 12, 1786 LETTER CLI. TO LISTER ASQUITH, January 13, 1786 RE QUESTIONS FOR ECONOMIE POLITIQUE ET DIPLOMATIQUE ARTICLE BY JEFFERSON: 'Etats Unis,' FOR THE Encyclopédie Méthodique LETTER CLII. TO MR. RITTENHOUSE, January 25,1786 LETTER CLIII. TO A. STEWART, January 25, 1786 LETTER CLIV. TO THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE TREASURY January 26, 1786 , LETTER CLV. TO MESSRS. BUCHANAN AND HAY January 26, 1786 , LETTER CLVI. TO JOHN ADAMS, February 7, 1786 LETTER CLVII. TO JAMES MADISON, February 8, 1786 LETTER CLVIII. TO THE MARQUIS DE LA FAYETTE, February 9, 1786 LETTER CLIX. TO MONSIEUR HILLIARD d'AUBERTEUIL, Feb. 20, 1786 LETTER CLX. TO THE COUNT DE VERGENNES, February 28,1786 LETTER CLXI. TO MONSIEUR DE REYNEVAL, March 8, 1786 LETTER CLXII. TO JOHN JAY March 12, 1786 , LETTER CLXIII. TO COLONEL HUMPHREYS, March 14, 1786 APPENDIX. [NOTE A.] IN COUNCIL, [NOTE B] [NOTE C] [NOTE D.] [NOTE E.] [NOTE F.] TO THE GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA. June 18, 1779 IN COUNCIL, September 29, 1779. IN COUNCIL, October 8, 1779. FEMALE CONTRIBUTIONS, IN AID OF THE WAR, probably in 1780 FROM LORD CORNWALLIS TO LORD CORNWALLIS List of Illustrations Book Spines, 1829 Set of Jefferson Papers Steel Engraving by Longacre from Painting of G. Stuart Titlepage of Volume One (of Four) Page One of Jefferson's Memoir, Page001 Draft of Declaration Of Independence, Page016 Draft of Declaration Of Independence, Page017 Draft of Declaration Of Independence, Page018 Draft of Declaration Of Independence, Page019 Draft of Declaration Of Independence, Page020 Draft of Declaration Of Independence, Page021 Facsimile of Declaration in Jefferson's Handwriting—p1 Facsimile of Declaration in Jefferson's Handwriting—p2 Facsimile of Declaration in Jefferson's Handwriting—p3 Facsimile of Declaration in Jefferson's Handwriting—p4 Financial Projection, American Embassy Paris, Page068 Acts of King George and Parliament, Page107 Bill for Proportioning Crimes and Punishments, Page120 Bill for Proportioning Crimes and Punishments, Page121 Bill for Proportioning Crimes and Punishments, Page122 Bill for Proportioning Crimes and Punishments, Page123 Bill for Proportioning Crimes and Punishments, Page124 Bill for Proportioning Crimes and Punishments, Page125 Bill for Proportioning Crimes and Punishments, Page126 Bill for Proportioning Crimes and Punishments, Page127 Bill for Proportioning Crimes and Punishments, Page128 Bill for Proportioning Crimes and Punishments, Page129 Bill for Proportioning Crimes and Punishments, Page130 Bill for Proportioning Crimes and Punishments, Page131 Bill for Proportioning Crimes and Punishments, Page132 Bill for Proportioning Crimes and Punishments, Page133 Monetary Arithmetic Sir Isaac Newton's Assay, Page137 Projected Coin Weights, Page138 Suggested Packet Project, Page251 The Plexi-chronometer, Page391 Population Estimates—1775, Page422 Population Estimates—1785, Page424