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Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) A report of the debates and proceedings of the convention of ... New York

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05887 Author/Creator: Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Place Written: New York Type: Book signed Date: November 1821 Pagination: 368 p. 25.9 x 16.2 cm

Signed on p. 3 with Jefferson's coded initials "T.I." Compiled by L. H. Clarke. Published by J. Seymor. This Constitution expanded suffrage in New York. Debates include content on Negro suffrage and Missouri Compromise. Previously owned by John H. Peyton, with his signature on the front pastedown. Seven lines of manuscript on p. 367 (not Jefferson's hand), at the end of the index. Restored binding, with some chalk re-touching. This volume appears in the 1829 Nathaniel P. Poor sale catalog of Jefferson's Monticello library on page 11, item 690, as "Report of the Convention of New York, by Clarke, 1821, 8vo."

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