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Letter, 1822 February 13, Monticello, [Albemarle County, Virginia] to [John] Pickering, n.p.

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Author: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Abstract: Thanks him for essay proposing an uniform orthography for Indian languages; wishes it could become commencement of uniform orthography for world; had not known of petition from Salem about duty on books; about four years ago attempted a repeal of that duty, without effect; last report of Senate on subject does not seem favorable.
Issued Date: 1822-02-13
Subjects: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15292
Citation: Tucker-Coleman Papers: Series 2 Thomas Jefferson Correspondence, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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