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Thomas Nelson, Jr. to Thomas Jefferson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2004.08

Scope and Contents

Letter, January 13, 1781, Williamsburg, Virginia, Thomas Nelson, Jr. to Thomas Jefferson (then Governor of Virginia) referring to British ships on the James River. References to Cobham in Surry, Milchfield, Suffolk, and Portsmouth. Mentions Benedict Arnold. 1 page - address on verso in another hand.

Dates

  • 1781
  • Majority of material found in 1781

Creator

Language of Materials

English

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Biographical Information:

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Extent

0.01 Cubic Feet

Acquisition Information:

Purchase
Title
Guide to the Thomas Nelson, Jr. to Thomas Jefferson Letter
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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