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Kislak MS 135 Letter from Thomas Jefferson to the Marquis de Lafayette
TitleLetter from Thomas Jefferson to the Marquis de Lafayette
- Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 (http://viaf.org/viaf/41866059)
Other related names
- Kislak, Jay I., former owner (http://viaf.org/viaf/100551485)
- Council on Library and Information Resources
Call numberKislak MS 135
(Washington, DC, Library of Congress, Jay I. Kislak Collection)
PublisherLibrary of Congress
Letter (ALS), written from Monticello, to the Marquis de Lafayette. Topics include sheep industry and the manufacture of cloth in the United States as opposed to England ("our progress in manufactures is far beyond the calculations of the most sanguine . . . This revolution in our domestic economy was well worth a war"); the war on land in Canada; the alliance of Indians and the British ; the naval war and Perry's victory on Lake Erie; and views on the emancipation of South America "from foreign subjection." A postcript, dated 14 Dec., refers to an expedition against Montréal.
Extent228 x 188 mm
- Presented by Jay I. Kislak to the Library of Congress in 2008.
- United States--History--War of 1812
- Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834
- Personal Correspondence
- 19th century
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