Mr. Jefferson of Virginia renaissance gentleman in America by Robert A. Brent

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  • Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 -- Addresses, essays, lectures

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Bibliography: p. 92-94. Bibliographical footnotes.

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Statement[by] Robert A. Brent. Foreword [by] Edward Mattos. On Jefferson [by] I. P. Soliongco. Selected writings.
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LC ClassificationsE332.76 .B7
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Paginationxii, 150 p.
Number of Pages150
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Open LibraryOL4920489M
LC Control Number76211563

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