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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

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dates 1743-1826
city Charlottesville
stateVA
gender M
historical notes Art collector, governor of Virginia, the third president of the United States, 1801-1809, and principal author of the Declaration of Independence.

When Jefferson left his diplomatic post in Paris and returned to the United States in 1789, he sent home 86 crates of French furniture, porcelain, silver, paintings, prints and books (Moonan, Wendy(2002, Oct. 11). Antiques. New York Times, http://query.nytimes.com (4/23/2008)).
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1780-1790
1790-1800
1800-1810
1810-1820
websitehttp://www.monticello.org/
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