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Letter, 1808 May 30, Montpelier, [Virginia] to [Thomas Jefferson], n.p.

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Author: Pope, William, b. 1787
Abstract: Resolutions in last court relative to encouragement of home manufacturers; citizens of Powhatan to appear in complete suit of homespun on certain day; asks president to do the same; Tories disliked Jefferson's plain dress and his wearing homespun now would drive them out of country in disgust but to American people it would be elegant and patriotic.
Issued Date: 1808-05-30
Subjects: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/14856
Citation: Tucker-Coleman Papers: Series 2 Thomas Jefferson Correspondence, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

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