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Notes on the State of Virginia

Thomas Jefferson

Notes on the State of Virginia

by Thomas Jefferson

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Published by Published for the Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Va., by the University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes a reproduction of the t.p. of the 1787 ed. with imprint: London, J. Stockdale.

Statementby Thomas Jefferson, edited and with an introduction and notes by William Peden...
ContributionsPeden, William (William Harwood), 1913-1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 315 p.
Number of Pages315
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26979534M
OCLC/WorldCa4534165

Aug 08,  · Notes on the state of Virginia by Thomas Jefferson, , Printed by M.L. & W.A. Davis--for Furman & Loudon edition, in English - 3d American ed. Notes on the state of Virginia Pages: The Massachusetts Historical Society owns a remarkable document in Thomas Jefferson's own handwriting, the text of his only full-length book, Notes on the State of Virginia. When Jefferson was in Paris in representing the United States as a diplomat, he paid to have copies of Notes printed for private distribution.

The following Notes were written in Virginia in the year , and somewhat corrected and enlarged in the winter of , in answer to Queries proposed to the Author, by a Foreigner of Distinction, then residing among us. The subjects are all treated imperfectly; some scarcely touched on. Sep 15,  · Notes on the State of Virginia is a book written by Thomas prosportsfandom.com completed the first version in , and updated and enlarged the book in and Notes on the State of .

Jul 14,  · Notes on the State of Virginia; Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Includes a reproduction of the t.p. of the ed., with imprint: London, Printed for . Notes on the State of Virginia"Query XIX: The present state of manufactures, commerce, interior and exterior trade?" Excerpt from Notes on the State of Virginia First written in as a set of responses to questions from French diplomat François de Barbé Marbois. Published in book form in Reprinted in The Life and Writings of Thomas Jefferson Published in Source for information.


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Apr 26,  · Written during his first term as governor of Virginia, Notes on the State of Virginia is at once a scientific discourse, an attempt to define America, and an examination of the idea of freedom.

With the same genius and clear, flexible prose style that informs the Declaration of Independence, Jefferson chronicles Virginia's natural, social, and political history/5(43).

Written inNotes on the State of Virginia was begun by Jefferson Notes on the State of Virginia book a commentary on the resources and institutions of his home state, but the work's lasting value lies in its delineation of Jefferson's major philosophical, political, scientific, and This American classic is the only full-length book written and published by Thomas Jefferson during his lifetime/5.

Notes on the State of Virginia. 1 Review. Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review. User Review - Flag as inappropriate. I read the book. I did not like a lot of it because much of it did not make sense to me. letter lived Logan Lord Dunmore Michael Cresap miles Missisipi Monticello mountains mouth murder nation 4/5(1).

Apr 26,  · Thomas Jefferson published one book, Notes on the State of Virginia, and ever since, it has been the touchstone for understanding Jefferson's ideas about republican government, the environment, education, race and slavery, and Native-white relations.

This edition is the first to present these issues as fundamentally inseparable matters/5(44). Notes On the State of Virginia [Thomas Jefferson] on prosportsfandom.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages/5(42).

This American classic is the only full-length book written and published by Thomas Jefferson during his lifetime. Written inNotes on the State of Virginia was begun by Jefferson as a commentary on the resources and institutions of his home state, but the work's lasting value lies in its delineation of Jefferson's major philosophical, political, scientific, and ethical prosportsfandom.com by: Jefferson's First Inaugural Address is a resounding statement of faith in a democracy of enlightened people.

His Notes on the State of Virginia () is an invaluable record of the landscape, inhabitants, life, and daily customs of America in the Revolutionary and early national eras/5. Notes on the State of Virginia. London: Stockdale, Jefferson's personal copy of the edition of Notes, housed in the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia.

Digital images of this book are also available. Kimball, Marie. Jefferson, War and Peace, to New York: Coward-McCann, Dec 04,  · The book, Jefferson’s detailed account of his home state of Virginia, is “a classic statement about the promise and the perils of the American experiment” (Frank Shuffeton).

The Notes reflect Jefferson's broad interests, i.e. everything. Embracing topography, natural history, botany, mineral and agricultural productions, manufactures, ethnography, religion, commerce and government, plus a pioneering bibliography of state papers, little about Virginia.

The manuscript copy of Thomas Jefferson's Notes on the State of Virginia forms part of the Coolidge Collection of Thomas Jefferson Manuscripts. In this work, his only full-length book, Jefferson describes many aspects of his home state. Notes On The State Of Virginia by Thomas Jefferson prosportsfandom.com Page The Muskingum is yards wide at its mouth, and yards at the lower Indian towns, miles upwards.

It is navigable for small batteaux to within one mile of a navigable part of Cayahoga river, which runs into lake Erie. THE following Notes were written in Virginia in the yearand somewhat corrected and enlarged in the winter ofin answer to Queries proposed to the Author, by a Foreigner of Distinction, then residing among us.

The subjects are all treated imperfectly; some scarcely touched on. Apr 26,  · Excerpt from Notes on the State of Virginia The following Notes were written in Virginia, in the yearand somewhat corrected and enlarged in the winter ofin answer to Queries proposed to the author, by a foreigner of distinction, then residing amongst us.

The subjects are all treated imperfectly; some scarcely touched on/5(49). Notes on the State of Virginia, by Thomas Jefferson, is at once a compendium of information about the state and a sweeping commentary on natural history, society, politics, education, religion, slavery, liberty, and law.

Many consider it the most important American book written before Apr 26,  · "Notes on the State of Virginia" was the only full-length book by Thomas Jefferson published during his lifetime.

Having been first published anonymously in a private printing in Paris in"Notes on the State of Virginia" was later made available to the general public in /5(42).

Aug 23,  · Notes on the state of Virginia. Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy ex libris (bookplate, inscription, stamp) Justin Winsor; contains his marginal and preliminary page ms.

notes Sabin, vol. 9, p. Pages: Notes on the State of Virginia (Published by the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture and the University of North Carolina Press) Jefferson, Thomas Published by The University of North Carolina Press.

Excerpted from Notes on the State of Virginia Thomas JeffersonÕs only book, Notes on the State of Virginia, was primarily written in and first published privately in The following discussion of the African race came after a description of failed legislation in Virginia that would have eventually emancipated young, enslaved African.

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He published two books on Thomas Jefferson, including Thomas Jefferson: A Comprehensive, Annotated Bibliography, and edited Jefferson's Notes on the State of Virginia, Letters of John and Abigail Adams, and The Cambridge Companion to Thomas Jefferson.

He died in /5(1). Jefferson wrote Notes on the State of Virginia in large part to refute several theories popular among European intellectuals. The first, and the most applicable to this question, was a theory.Aug 30,  · Notes on the state of Virginia: written in the yearsomewhat corrected and enlarged in the winter offor the use of a foreigner of distinction, in answer to certain queries proposed by him respecting 1.

Its boundaries Histories, memorials.The Notes on Virginia is probably the most important scientific and political book written by an American before ; upon it much of Jefferson's contemporary fame as a philosopher was based.

The Notes reveals more clearly than any of his writings except his letters the flexibility of Jefferson's mind and the breadth of his interests.