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Product Description: This volume's 598 documents span 22 April 1818 to 31 January 1819. Jefferson spends months preparing for a meeting to choose the site of the state university. He drafts the Rockfish Gap Report recommending the location of the University of Virginia at Charlottesville as well as legislation confirming this decision...read more

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9780691172835 | Princeton Univ Pr, February 7, 2017, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: This volume's 598 documents span 22 April 1818 to 31 January 1819.

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Product Description: These volumes, the fourth and fifth, complete the series of biographical sketches of students at Princeton University (the College of New Jersey in colonial times). They cover pivotal years for both the nation and the College. In 1784, the war with England had just ended...read more

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9780691633114, titled "Princetonians 1791-1794: A Biographical Dictionary" | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $222.50 | About this edition: These volumes, the fourth and fifth, complete the series of biographical sketches of students at Princeton University (the College of New Jersey in colonial times).
9780691047720 | Princeton Univ Pr, January 1, 1991, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: These volumes, the fourth and fifth, complete the series of biographical sketches of students at Princeton University (the College of New Jersey in colonial times).

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9780691603841 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 14, 2014, cover price $89.00 | About this edition: These volumes, the fourth and fifth, complete the series of biographical sketches of students at Princeton University (the College of New Jersey in colonial times).

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Product Description: The 580 documents in this volume cover a wide range of fascinating topics. Jefferson receives impressions of a mammoth's tooth, altitude and meteorological observations, a call for a national pharmacopoeia, a discussion of primeval geology, and a letter that elicits Jefferson’s opinion that cognition exists "in animal bodies certainly, in Vegetables probably, in Minerals not impossibly...read more

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9780691168296 | Princeton Univ Pr, January 19, 2016, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: The 580 documents in this volume cover a wide range of fascinating topics.

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Product Description: Proofreading and Editing Precision is a comprehensive, activity-oriented text-workbook designed to sharpen proofreading and editing skills. It provides a through review of the rules governing language arts and applies them in realistic business documents, including letters, memos, reports, resumes, agendas, and itineraries...read more

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9780538628402, titled "Proofreading and Editing Precision" | Wadsworth Pub Co, January 1, 1995, cover price $38.95 | also contains Proofreading and Editing Precision | About this edition: Proofreading and Editing Precision is a comprehensive, activity-oriented text-workbook designed to sharpen proofreading and editing skills.

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Product Description: The 584 documents in this volume cover the period from 19 January to 31 August 1817, during which Jefferson devotes much time and energy to founding Central College, the predecessor of the University of Virginia. In May 1817, at its first official meeting, the college's Board of Visitors authorizes land purchases and a subscription campaign that eventually raises more than $44,000...read more

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9780691164113 | Princeton Univ Pr, January 25, 2015, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: The 584 documents in this volume cover the period from 19 January to 31 August 1817, during which Jefferson devotes much time and energy to founding Central College, the predecessor of the University of Virginia.

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Product Description: The 558 documents in this volume cover the period from 1 May 1816 to 18 January 1817. During this time, Jefferson expects political upheaval in Great Britain, welcomes the imminent presidential transition from James Madison to James Monroe, and privately suggests substantial amendments to Virginia's constitution...read more

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9780691160474 | Princeton Univ Pr, March 16, 2014, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: The 558 documents in this volume cover the period from 1 May 1816 to 18 January 1817.

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Product Description: Volume Nine of the project documenting Thomas Jefferson's last years presents 523 documents from 1 September 1815 to 30 April 1816. In this period, Jefferson makes three trips to Poplar Forest. During two visits to the Peaks of Otter, he measures their altitude and his calculations are reprinted in several newspapers...read more

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9780691156705 | Princeton Univ Pr, March 3, 2013, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Volume Nine of the project documenting Thomas Jefferson's last years presents 523 documents from 1 September 1815 to 30 April 1816.

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Product Description: Volume Eight of the project documenting Thomas Jefferson's last years presents 591 documents dated from 1 October 1814 to 31 August 1815. Jefferson is overjoyed by American victories late in the War of 1812 and highly interested in the treaty negotiations that ultimately end the conflict...read more

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9780691153186 | Princeton Univ Pr, January 9, 2012, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Volume Eight of the project documenting Thomas Jefferson's last years presents 591 documents dated from 1 October 1814 to 31 August 1815.

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Product Description: The 526 documents printed in this volume run from 28 November 1813 to 30 September 1814. During this period Jefferson reviews the extant sources on the 1765 Stamp Act crisis to aid William Wirt, a Patrick Henry scholar; records his largely positive impressions of George Washington; and updates a reading list for law students that he had initially drawn up forty years earlier...read more

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9780691149752 | Princeton Univ Pr, January 10, 2011, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: The 526 documents printed in this volume run from 28 November 1813 to 30 September 1814.

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Product Description: Volume Six of the definitive edition of Thomas Jefferson's papers from the end of his presidency until his death presents 516 documents from 11 March to 27 November 1813. Although free from the cares of government, Jefferson cannot disassociate himself from politics entirely...read more

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9780691137728 | Princeton Univ Pr, February 14, 2010, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Volume Six of the definitive edition of Thomas Jefferson's papers from the end of his presidency until his death presents 516 documents from 11 March to 27 November 1813.

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Product Description: Volume Four of this definitive edition of Thomas Jefferson's papers from the end of his presidency until his death includes 581 documents from 18 June 1811 to 30 April 1812. Between these two dates, Jefferson famously declares that, "tho' an old man, I am but a young gardener"; expresses hostility to dogs and joins in a petition for a tax to reduce their numbers; calculates lines for a horizontal sundial; surveys part of his Bedford County estate; and draws up work schedules for his Poplar Forest plantation and detailed slave lists for Poplar Forest and Monticello...read more

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9780691135656 | Princeton Univ Pr, January 3, 2008, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Volume Four of this definitive edition of Thomas Jefferson's papers from the end of his presidency until his death includes 581 documents from 18 June 1811 to 30 April 1812.

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Product Description: Volume Three of the definitive edition of Thomas Jefferson's papers from the end of his presidency until his death presents 567 documents covering the period from 12 August 1810 to 17 June 1811. Jefferson is now firmly ensconced in retirement at Monticello and Poplar Forest...read more

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9780691128672 | Princeton Univ Pr, December 18, 2006, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Volume Three of the definitive edition of Thomas Jefferson's papers from the end of his presidency until his death presents 567 documents covering the period from 12 August 1810 to 17 June 1811.

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Product Description: This volume inaugurates the definitive edition of papers from Thomas Jefferson's retirement. As the volume opens, a new president is installed and Jefferson is anticipating his return to Virginia, where he will pursue a fascinating range of personal and intellectual activities...read more

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9780691121215 | Princeton Univ Pr, January 4, 2005, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: This volume inaugurates the definitive edition of papers from Thomas Jefferson's retirement.

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Product Description: The multivolume Dictionary of Virginia Biography is an indispensable tool for teachers, students, librarians, historians, genealogists, museum professionals, and other who need reliable biographical data on a wide range of notable Virginians from bygone days...read more
By John T. Kneebone (editor), J. Jefferson Looney (editor), Brent Tarter (editor) and Sandra Gioia Treadway (editor)

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9780884901891 | Library of Virginia, October 1, 1998, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: The multivolume Dictionary of Virginia Biography is an indispensable tool for teachers, students, librarians, historians, genealogists, museum professionals, and other who need reliable biographical data on a wide range of notable Virginians from bygone days.

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