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Letter, 1826 January 18, Monticello, [Albemarle County, Virginia] to [William Short], n.p.

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dc.contributor.author Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-10-12T18:45:14Z
dc.date.available 2011-10-12T18:45:14Z
dc.date.issued 1826-01-18 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Thomas Jefferson Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10288/14972
dc.description.abstract Confides that he has "ceased to think" on the subject of emancipation because it is "not to be a work of my day"; admits that converting slaves to serfs would be preferable to slavery, but he still prefers sending freed slaves to the West Indies, which is "greatly preferable to the mixture of colour here." en_US
dc.description.sponsorship College of William and Mary. Swem Library. Jefferson Project
dc.description.sponsorship Papers of Thomas Jefferson (Princeton University)
dc.description.sponsorship The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation
dc.language.iso eng
dc.subject Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence en_US
dc.title Letter, 1826 January 18, Monticello, [Albemarle County, Virginia] to [William Short], n.p. en_US
dc.type text en_US
dc.type.genre Letters (correspondence) en_US
dc.identifier.collectionId Mss. 39.1 J35
dcterms.isPartOf Thomas Jefferson Papers

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