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Letter, 1806 March 4, Washington [D.C.] to Jay Marsh, Philadelphia, [Pennsylvania].

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Author: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Abstract: Received his letter of 1st about method of converting iron into steel; government gives arts no encouragement except patent for 14 years; he believes manufactures carried on better privately than by government; small arms are only manufactures government undertakes.
Issued Date: 1806-03-04
Subjects: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15072
Citation: Tucker-Coleman Papers: Series 2 Thomas Jefferson Correspondence, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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