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Address, 1790, Citizens of Albemarle County, [Virginia], to Thomas Jefferson, n.p.

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Abstract: Congratulations on Jefferson's return to Albemarle County and testimony of citizens' esteem; Jefferson elected representative to the General Assembly at an early period in his life and at a "very critical era of public affairs"; Jefferson merits their "warmest approbation" for the discharge of the trust placed in him; citizens are "particularly happy" to observe his attachment to the rights of mankind; would wish him to stay among them, but recognize that America's need and Jefferson's merits require his continued service to the country.
Issued Date: 1790
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/14716
Citation: Tucker-Coleman Papers: Series 2 Thomas Jefferson Correspondence, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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    The Jefferson Project was funded by the Papers of Thomas Jefferson and the Delmas Foundation to enable Swem Library to scan its Jefferson items (documents by and to Jefferson).

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