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Jefferson letter, 1803

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Title

Jefferson letter, 1803

Subject

United States. Constitution.

Description

Image of a letter from Thomas Jefferson regarding the amendment to the United States Constitution regarding the election of the President and Vice President of the United States.

Creator

Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.

Publisher

Rhode Island State Archives

Date

1803 December 13

Format

jpeg

Language

eng

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Text

Washington, Dec. 13, 1803

Sir

At the request of the Senate and H. of Rep. of
the United States, I transmit to you a copy of an article of amend
ment proposed by Congress to be added to the constitution
of the United States respecting the election of President and
Vice President to be laid before the legislature of the State
over which you preside. and I tender you assurances of
my high respect and consideration.

Th. Jefferson

Citation

Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826., "Jefferson letter, 1803," in Virtual Exhibits, Item #305, http://www.sos.ri.gov/virtualarchives/items/show/305 (accessed April 19, 2014).