Thomas Jefferson

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Thomas Jefferson

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By Thomas Jefferson; Merrill D. Peterson (Editor)

Library of America, Hardcover, 9780940450165, 1600pp.

Publication Date: August 15, 1984

Description
The most comprehensive one-volume selection of Jefferson ever published. Contains the "Autobiography," "Notes on the State of Virginia," public and private papers, including the original and revised drafts of the Declaration of Independence, addresses, and 287 letters.


About the Author
Thomas Jefferson was the 3rd president of the United States. William Peden is professor emeritus of English at the University of Missouri.

Merrill D. Peterson is Thomas Jefferson Foundation Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Virginia. A winner of the Bancroft Prize and a former Guggenheim Fellow, he is the author of numerous books, including The Jefferson Image in the American Mind and Thomas Jefferson and the New
Nation: A Biography.