OWN A PIECE OF HISTORY AND A FEW MINUTES OF THOMAS JEFFERSON THOUGHTS. THOMAS JEFFERSON AUTHENTIC ORIGINAL. SIGNED HANDWRITTEN LETTER AS PRESIDENT SIGNED TH J. THIS IS AN HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS SHOULD BE IN A MUSEUM. LETTER TO MR BARNES AND JOHN ISAAC HAWKINS, JEFFERSON IS WAITING FOR HIS PIANOFORTE. From Thomas Jefferson to John Isaac Hawkins, 17 June 1802. To John Isaac Hawkins. On board the Schooner Pearl capt. Nathaniel Thompson to your consignment. I see by the newspapers you have exhibited or were about exhibiting your claviol. I shall be glad to learn its success. Perhaps, while my Piano forte is in your possession, you may be called on for a Piano forte for some one. In which case I should be willing you should dispose of mine, and consider me as free to ask a Claviole or another Piano forte: but perhaps also your departure for London may be too near to admit your executing a new order. Of this you will be best judge. Accept my respects and best wishes. ; at foot of text: Mr. John Hawkins; endorsed by TJ in ink on verso. Enclosure not found, but see George Jefferson to TJ, 14 June. Hawkins advertised his invention of the and introduced it in a concert performance of vocal and instrumental music held in Philadelphia on 21 June. The finger-keyed viol, which produced music from gut strings by rosined horse-hair bows, reputedly had the sweet enchanting tones of the harmonica, the rich sounds of the Violin, and the full grand chords of the Organ. Gazette of the United States. 11 and 21 June 1802. For the construction of the claviol, see Hawkins to TJ, 16 July 1802. You Are Looking At. From Thomas Jefferson to John Isaac Hawkins, 17 June 1802, Founders Online, National Archives, last modified June 29, 2017, founders. Archives. Gov/documents/Jefferson/01-37-02-0501. Original source: The Papers of Thomas Jefferson , vol. 37, 4 March30 June 1802 , ed. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2010, pp. The item “THOMAS JEFFERSON AUTHENTIC SIGNED TH J HANDWRITTEN LETTER AS PRESIDENT COA” is in sale since Monday, August 13, 2018. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Political\Presidential”. The seller is “rachelejulian” and is located in Tinley Park, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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- President: Thomas Jefferson
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