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The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 34: 1 May to 31 July 1801 (The Papers of Thomas Jefferson #34)
In Volume 34, covering May through July 1801, the story of Thomas Jefferson's first presidential administration continues to unfold. He quickly begins to implement his objectives of economy and efficiency in government. Requesting the chief clerk of the War Department to prepare a list of commissioned army officers, Jefferson has his secretary Meriwether Lewis label the na ...more
Hardcover, 767 pages
Published January 23rd 2008 by Princeton University Press
(first published January 3rd 2008)
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More than a mere renaissance man, Jefferson may actually have been a new kind of man. He was fluent in five languages and able to read two others. He wrote, over the course of his life, over sixteen thousand letters. He was acquainted with nearly every influential person in America, and a great many in Europe as well. He was a lawyer, agronomist, musician, scientist, philosopher, author, architect ...moreMore about Thomas Jefferson...
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