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Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Speech of...on his inauguration...[with his response to New Haven remonstrance]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05481 Author/Creator: Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: 1802 Pagination: 32 p. 21 x 12.9 cm

Summary of Content: Title: "Speech of...on his inauguration as President of the United States. Together with his reply to the celebrated New-Haven Remonstrance, and his message to both houses of Congress, of December 8, 1801, &c" Printed by John Barber. (Purchased for TJ's response to the New Haven remonstrance concerning his dismissal of office holders.) With crude wood-cut of Jefferson based on Edward Savage facing the titlepage. Not mentioned in Cunningham's study of Jefferson portraits. Not listed in Shaw & Shoemaker. Not in Sabin. Cunningham, The Image of Jefferson in the Public Eye, pp.11­21.

People: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: PresidentInaugurationInaugural AddressPresidential Speeches and ProclamationsGovernment and CivicsCongressArt, Music, Theater, and Film

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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