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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 A summary view of the rights of British America

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00962 Author/Creator: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Pamphlet Date: 1774 Pagination: 23 p. 19 x 12 cm Order a Copy PDF Download(s): Download PDF

8vo. 2d edition reprinted by Dunlap. Evans 11351, Howes J79, Sabin 35918, Streeter Sale 2: 754. With authorship noted on titlepage in a contemporary hand. There are twenty copies of Dunlap's printing recorded. Seminal for Jefferson's thoughts recorded in the Declaration of Independence and said to have brought him to the attention of delegates as a talented writer.

Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Dunlap, John, 1747-1812

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