The Resource Account of a visit to Monticello by Daniel Webster and George Ticknor,, (manuscript)

Account of a visit to Monticello by Daniel Webster and George Ticknor,, (manuscript)

Label
Account of a visit to Monticello by Daniel Webster and George Ticknor,, 1824
Title
Account of a visit to Monticello by Daniel Webster and George Ticknor,
Inclusive dates
1824
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The recollections, misdated 1825, are an account of Webster's trip to Monticello, but vary considerably from the latter's copy in the New Hampshire Historical Society, Concord, N.H
  • The visitor describes Jefferson and his daily routine and records several anecdotes related by him including efforts to convince Buffon that he erred in his conclusions about North American wildlife, the passage of the Virginia fast day in 1774, Patrick Henry's education, personality, and influence, and Jefferson's drafting of the Declaration
  • With the diary is a sketch of the 1st floor of Monticello
Cataloging source
VA@
Label
Account of a visit to Monticello by Daniel Webster and George Ticknor,, (manuscript)
Note
Forms part of the Tracey W. McGregor Library Autograph Collection
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  • Special Collections
Cumulative index finding aids
Summary guide to entire McGregor Autograph Collection available.
Extent
18
Note
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: SPECIAL COLLECTIONS : McGregor Fund, 1955.
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u2358401
Reproduction note
Negative photostats and typed transcripts are also available.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) ALH2956
  • (OCoLC)647846383
Type of unit
p.

Library Locations

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