Thomas Jefferson (Hardcover)
Writings (Loa #17): Autobiography / Notes on the State of Virginia / Public and Private Papers / Addresses / Letters (Library of America #17)
Library of America, 9780940450165, 1600pp.
Publication Date: August 15, 1984
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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 (1743-1824) was the drafter of the Declaration of Independence and the third president of the United States. Merrill D. Peterson (1921-2009) was professor of history at the University of Virginia and the author of Thomas Jefferson and the New Nation: A Biography, The Jefferson Image in the American Mind, and Lincoln in American Memory.