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Letter, 1796 April 11, Greenbriar County, [Virginia] to [Thomas Jefferson], n.p.

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Author: Stuart, John, 1749-1823
Abstract: Being informed of his return to Albemarle Co. and having noted in his Notes his interest in antiquities, thinks bones of huge animal of claw found by saltpetre manufacturers in cave about 5 miles from writer's house would probably be of interest; is sending bones probably of lion kind; perfect picture of such animal carved on rock near confluence of Great Kenawha.
Issued Date: 1796-04-11
Subjects: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Notes on the state of Virginia
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15336
Citation: Tucker-Coleman Papers: Series 2 Thomas Jefferson Correspondence, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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