Newspaper clippings of letters, 1790-1811, in the <i>Staunton Spectator</i> May-June 1879, written to Judge Archibald Stuart, Staunton, Va. chiefly by Thomas Jefferson at "Monticello" concerning plantation and agricultural matters. The clippings include copies of letters from James Monroe, John Marshall, Henry Lee (1756-1818) and a photostat of a letter, 25 August 1816, from Stuart to William Wirt giving reminiscences of Patrick Henry.
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Special Collections Research Center also contains three original 1797 letters written by Stuart to Thomas Jefferson, see the Tucker-Coleman Collection, Jefferson Papers, Manuscripts and Rare Books Department, Swem Library, College of William and Mary
Published in <i>Papers of Thomas Jefferson</i> (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1950-), <i>Papers of John Marshall</i> (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1974-) and Microfilm Edition of James Monroe Papers in Virginia Repositories (Charlottesville: University of Virginia, 1969). Some letters were also published in the <i>Virginia Magazine of History and Biography</i> 8 (1900-1901): 120-124.
Archibald Stuart Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
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