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REEL 1-57 Series 1, General Correspondence and Related Material, 1651-1827
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Incoming letters and copies of outgoing letters, drafts of state papers and memoranda, Jefferson's "anas," and other papers.
Arranged chronologically with enclosures following covering letter. Undated manuscripts are arranged by subject at the end of the series.
REEL 1 1651, Mar. 12-1779
REEL 2 1780, Jan. 4-1783, Nov. 1
REEL 3 1783, Dec. 11-1785, July
REEL 4 1785, Aug. 1- 1785-1789 *
REEL 5 1786, Jan. 2-July 22
REEL 6 1786, July-1787, Mar. 3
REEL 7 1787, Mar. 8-Sept. 6
REEL 8 1787, Sept. 8-1788, Feb. 16
REEL 9 1788, Feb. 17-Aug. 3
REEL 10 1788, Sept. 1-1789, Mar. 14
REEL 11 1789, Mar. 14-Nov.
REEL 12 1789, Dec. 7-1790, Oct.
REEL 13 1790, Nov. 4-1791, Mar. 11
REEL 14 1791, Mar. 12-Oct. 26
REEL 15 1791, Nov.1-1792, Mar.
REEL 16 1792, Apr. 1-Oct. 17
REEL 17 1792, Oct. 18-1793, Apr. 6
REEL 18 1793, Apr. 7-July 27
REEL 19 1793, July 28-1794, Jan. 3
REEL 20 1794, Jan. 4-1797, June 13
REEL 21 1797, June 14-1799, Dec. 30
REEL 22 1800, Jan. 4-1801, Feb.
REEL 23 1801, Mar. 1-June 25
REEL 24 1801, June 26-Nov. 14
REEL 25 1801, Nov. 15-1802, Mar. 31
REEL 26 1802, Apr. 1-Aug.
REEL 27 1802, Sept. 1-1803, Mar. 17
REEL 28 1803, Mar. 18-Aug. 31
REEL 29 1803, Sept. 1-1804, Mar. 3
REEL 30 1804, Mar. 4-Aug. 20
REEL 31 1804, Aug. 21-Dec. 29
REEL 32 1804, Dec. 31-1805, Mar. 23
REEL 33 1805, Mar. 24-June 29
REEL 34 1805, June 30-Dec. 23
REEL 35 1805, Dec. 24-1806, May 12
REEL 36 1806, May 13-Nov.
REEL 37 1806, Dec. 1-1807, Mar. 13
REEL 38 1807, Mar. 14-Aug. 10
REEL 39 1807, Aug. 11-Dec. 1
REEL 40 1807, Dec. 2-1808, Mar. 8
REEL 41 1808, Mar. 10-Aug. 10
REEL 42 1808, Aug. 11-Dec. 22
REEL 43 1808, Dec. 23-1809, June 23
REEL 44 1809, June 24-1810, Dec. 29
REEL 45 1810, Dec. 30-1812, Apr. 30
REEL 46 1812, May 1-1813, Nov. 11
REEL 47 1813, Nov. 12-1815, Mar. 29
REEL 48 1815, Apr. 1-1816, Apr. 16
REEL 49 1816, Apr. 17-1817, July 8
REEL 50 1817, July 10-1818, Oct. 26
REEL 51 1818, Oct. 27-1820, May 16
REEL 52 1820, May 17-1822, Feb. 12
REEL 53 1822, Feb. 14-1823, Sept. 18
REEL 54 1823, Sept. 20-1825, Mar. 12
REEL 55 1825, Mar. 13-1827, Dec. 24
REEL 56 Undated
REEL 57 Epistolary Record, 1783-1826
Summary of Public Letters, 1784-1793
REEL 57 Series 2, Gates Letterbook Correspondence, 1780-1781
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Copies of letters made by Jefferson from General Horatio Gates's Revolutionary War letterbook relating to Gates's southern campaign.
Arranged chronologically.
REEL 57 1780-1781
REEL 57-58 Series 3, District of Columbia Miscellany, 1790-1808
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Chiefly Jefferson's correspondence with the commissioners of the District of Columbia and other officials relating to the District, including some memoranda by Jefferson.
Arranged chronologically.
REEL 57 District of Columbia Miscellany, 1790-1803 * 1804
REEL 58 District of Columbia Miscellany, 1804-1808
REEL 58 Series 4, Account Books, 1767-1782
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Jefferson's day-by-day accounts for the periods 1767-1770, 1773, and 1779-1782, the last two kept in volumes of the Virginia Almanac.
Arranged chronologically.
REEL 58 1767-1770
1773
1779-1782
REEL 59 Series 5, Commonplace Books, 1758-1772
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Chiefly Jefferson's notes on court cases and his readings on law. One volume of his copies of literary extracts, sometimes called his "Literary Bible."
REEL 59 Legal Commonplace Book, 1762-1767
Literary Commonplace Book, 1758-1772
REEL 59 Series 6, Randolph Family Manuscripts, 1790-1889
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Correspondence and writings of the Randolph family of Monticello and Edgehill.
Arranged chronologically.
1790-1889
REEL 59-60 Series 7, Miscellaneous Bound Volumes and Clippings, 1768-1904
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Notes and writings on weather, Virginia history, law, plantation matters, a catalog of his library, and other documents, and clippings with subject annotation by Jefferson.
Arranged by volume number.
REEL 59 Vol. 1, Household Accounts and Notes of Virginia Court Legal Cases
Vol. 2, Weather Record, 1776-1818
Vol. 3, Historical Notes on Virginia
Vol. 4, Manual of Parliamentary Practice (Washington, 1801)
Vol. 5, “Notes on Salkeld's Reports,” “An Act Further to Amend the Judicial System of the United States,” and “An Act to Punish Certain Offences against the United States”
Vol. 6, List of the Post-Offices in the United States (Washington, D.C., 1803)
Vol. 7, Jefferson's Second Library
Vol. 8, Jefferson's inscribed flyleaves from Cicero's De Re Publica (Boston, 1823)
REEL 60 Vol. 9, The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth (Washington, D.C., 1904)
Vol. 10, Clippings, 1785-1831, 1890, undated
REEL 60-65 Series 8, Virginia Records, 1606-1637
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Jefferson's copies of early Virginia laws and historical records.
In a general chronological arrangement. Volumes were renumbered in the digitized version.
Vol. 1, Thomas Mathew, The Beginning, Progress and Conclusion of Bacon's Rebellion in Virginia in the Years 1675 & 1676, July 13, 1705
Vol. 2, John Mercer, Abridgement of the Public Acts, 1737
Vol. 3, Opinions of Learned Council, 1681-1722 (RB)
(the volume originally numbered 3, Abridgement of the Common Law, is damaged and therefore was not digitized)
REEL 61 Vol. 4, Sir John Randolph, Commonplace Book, 1680 (RB)
Vol. 5, Virginia, Laws and Orders Concluded on by the General Assembly, Mar. 5, 1623/1624 (RB)
Vol. 6, Virginia, Miscellaneous Records, 1606-1692, The Bland Manuscript (RB)
REEL 62 Vol. 7, Legislature, Journal of Council and Assembly, 1642-1662, The Edmund Randolph Manuscript (RB)
Vol. 8, Virginia, Legislative Records, 1652-1660, The Jefferson Manuscript (RB)
Vol. 9, Virginia, Laws, 1662-1702, Charles City Manuscript See Vol. 11
REEL 63 Vol. 10, Virginia, Laws, 1661/1662-1702, The Peyton Randolph Manuscript (RB)
Vol. 11, Virginia, 1705, Charles City Manuscript See Vol. 9
Vol. 12, Virginia, Acts of Assembly, 1705-1711, The John Page Manuscript (RB)
Vol. 13, Virginia, Miscellaneous Papers, 1606-1692
Vol. 14, John Purvis, A Complete Collection of all the Laws of Virginia now in Force (RB)
REEL 64 Vol. 15, The Virginia Court Book, 1622-1629
Vol. 16, Virginia Company of London, Court Book, Part A, Apr. 28, 1619-May 8, 1622
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