Thomas Jefferson


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Primary Source Material Written by Thomas Jefferson on this site

Thomas Jefferson Letter to Edmund Pendleton

Thomas Jefferson Letter to John Adams (November 13, 1787)

Thomas Jefferson Letter to Samuel Adams (March 29, 1801)

Thomas Jefferson Letter to James Madison (December 20, 1787)

Counsel to a Namesake

Declaration of Independence

A Summary View of the Rights of British America: Jefferson’s rational for the Boston Tea Party and the American Revolution

Virginia Statue for Religious  Freedom

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Thomas Jefferson Primary Sources and Other Information

Thomas Jefferson PapersThe Thomas Jefferson Papers at the Library of Congress
The complete Thomas Jefferson Papers from the Manuscript Division at the Library of Congress consists of approximately 27,000 documents. This is the largest collection of original Jefferson documents in the world. Document types in the collection as a whole include correspondence, commonplace books, financial account books, and manuscript volumes. The collection is organized into ten series or groupings, ranging in date from 1606 to 1827 and documents the broad range of Jefferson’s intellectual and political interests.

Library of Congress Washington, Jefferson, and Lincoln: Three Great Presidents primary source set