The Resource Thomas Jefferson letter to Henry Remsen, (manuscript)

Thomas Jefferson letter to Henry Remsen, (manuscript)

Label
Thomas Jefferson letter to Henry Remsen, 1795 June 18
Title
Thomas Jefferson letter to Henry Remsen
Inclusive dates
1795 June 18
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Language
eng
Summary
  • Jefferson, Monticello, writes to Remsen concerning the purchase of a machine for cutting nails, noting that he is finding "nail making profitable and convenient ... and is ... getting more into it." He notes that he has a dozen hands already employed and expects to increase their number
  • He concludes with a note about the possibility of the French making peace with their continental enemies and adds a postscript about some enclosed bills of exchange [not present]
  • Verso contains a lengthy docket by Remsen noting that he has sent the enclosure to Van Staphorsts & Hubbard, Amsterdam, has paid for the machine and its transportation, and has paid for hoop iron
Cataloging source
VA@
Citation source
Calendared in the Jefferson Papers of the University of Virginia
Label
Thomas Jefferson letter to Henry Remsen, (manuscript)
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/uva-sc/vivadoc.pl?file=viu00007.xml
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  • Special Collections
Extent
1
Governing access note
Users must use microfilm unless prior permission to use originals has been obtained from senior Special Collections staff
Note
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Given by Murray Nimmo in honor of Gregg Ross Hopkins.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u3903722
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a3903722
  • (OCoLC)647950346
Type of unit
item.

Library Locations

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