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Book Dedication by Thomas Jefferson to the Library of the College of William and Mary, undated

Title
Book Dedication by Thomas Jefferson to the Library of the College of William and Mary, undated
ID
UA 365
Extent
1.0 Folder
Scope and Contents
An inscription dedicating a book to the library of the College of William and Mary, believed to be in the handwriting of Thomas Jefferson. The signature in the inscription has been cut out.  Also included in the collection is another manuscript describing the provenance of the book dedication by someone with the initials "J.B."  The inscription was supposedly from a copy of Tracy's Treatise on Political Economy, which was revised and corrected by Jefferson. The book was obtained by "J.B." while a student at William and Mary.
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Creators
Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)
Subjects
College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae
College of William and Mary. Library
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Genres
Manuscripts (document genre)
Languages
English

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Administrative Information

Acquired
08/2009.
Restrictions
Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Rights
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Acquisition Note
 Source: Joe Rubinfine.
Acc. 2010.247 was received from the donor in August 2009.
Related Materials

Thomas Jefferson Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library

Office of the Bursar's Records, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library

Preferred Citation
Book Dedication by Thomas Jefferson to the Library of the College of William and Mary, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
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