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Letter, 1813 June 18, Monticello, [Albemarle County, Virginia] to [William Short], n.p.

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Author: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Abstract: Encloses mortgage of the purchaser of Short's land; comments that the duration of the war is uncertain; it is leading to the increase of domestic manufacturing, which is beneficial to Americans; speculates that Britain's aim is permanent conquest of the ocean, which requires countermeasures, including the taking of Canada, but he will "leave to the vigour of younger minds" strategy.
Issued Date: 1813-06-18
Subjects: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15373
Citation: Thomas Jefferson Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

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