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Letter, 1806 March 22, Phila[delphia, Pennsylvania] to Thomas Jefferson, Washington [D.C.].

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Author: Prentis, David
Abstract: Has seen account of threshing machine [Jefferson] has which was made in Scotland; asks if it was imported or made here from model; came from Scotland where he was a threshing-machine-maker; is now making Meikle's Scotch machines; asks help in giving machine publicity; other machines should be used here: Cartright's three-furrow plow, Ducket's trenching plow, Cook's drill, Scotch turnip drill; wheel carriages improved by greater number of wheels.
Issued Date: 1806-03-22
Subjects: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/14935
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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