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Volume 6

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FOREWORD vii GUIDE TO EDITORIAL APPARATUS xv JEFFERSON CHRONOLOGY 2
{1781} continued
May 21-31 June July August September October November December
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APPENDICES ILLUSTRATIONS
May 21-31 From James Callaway, 21 May 3 To the County Lieutenants of Powhatan, Chesterfield, Prince George, and Dinwiddie, 21 May 3 To the County Lieutenants of Goochland and Henrico, 21 May 4 To the County Lieutenants of Hanover and New Kent, 21 May 4 To Benjamin Harrison, Jr., 21 May 4 To Robert Lawson, 21 May 5 To Matthew Pope, 21 May 5 To David Ross, 21 May 6 William Lewis to James Maxwell, 22 May 6 To the Rev. James Madison and Robert Andrews, 22 May 7 To Joseph Reed, 22 May 8 From the Virginia Delegates in Congress, 22 May 9 To Richard Claiborne, 23 May 10 From George Rogers Clark, 23 May 11 From David Ross, 23 May 12 From Samuel Huntington, 24 May 14 [From the Continental Board of War, 25 May] 15 To William Davies, 25 May 15 From John Nelson, 25 May 15 To David Ross, 25 May 17 From Lafayette, 26 May 18 From David Ross, enclosing a Letter from James Maury, 26 May 19 To David Ross, 26 May 21 From Francis Taylor, 26 May 21 Samuel Patteson to William Davies, 27 May 22 To the County Lieutenants of Washington and Certain Other Counties, 28 May 24 To James Hunter, 28 May 25 To Samuel Huntington, 28 May 25 From Lafayette, 28 May 25 From David Ross, 28 May 27 To the Speaker of the House of Delegates, 28 May 28 From Steuben, 28 May 30 To George Washington, 28 May 32 From the Commissioners of the Specific Tax in Fairfax County, 29 May 34 To the County Lieutenants of York and Certain Other Counties, 29 May 34 From Andrew Donnally, 29 May 35 To Lafayette, 29 May 35 From Lafayette, 29 May 38 [From the Virginia Delegates in Congress, 29 May] 39 From the Continental Board of War, 30 May 39 From John Gibson, 30 May 40 From James Hunter, 30 May 41 To Miles King, 30 May 41 To Lafayette, 30 May 42 To Lafayette, 30 May 42 To Robert Scot, 30 May 43 From John Walker, 30 May 43 From Vivian Brooking, 31 May 44 From George Corbin, 31 May 44 To the County Lieutenants of Powhatan and Certain Other Counties, 31 May 48 To William Davies, 31 May 48 [To the Speaker of the House of Delegates, 31? May] 49 To Lafayette, 31 May 50 From Lafayette, 31 May 52 From Matthew Pope, 31 May 53 From George Slaughter, 31 May 55 Recommendation of the Justices of the Peace for Bedford County, May 55 Petition of Robert Poage and Others, May 55 June Speech to Jean Baptiste Ducoigne [ca. 1] June 60 Bond of John Ellyson and Richard Harvie, 1 June 65 From Samuel Huntington, 1 June 65 From Francis Taylor, 1 June 66 From Robert Wooding, 1 June 67 From John Cabeen, 2 June 68 From William Harrison, 2 June 69 From Samuel Huntington, 2 June 69 To Lafayette, 2 June 70 To Daniel Morgan, 2 June 70 To the Speaker of the House of Delegates, 2 June 72 To Robert Andrews and the Rev. James Madison, 3 June 72 From Theodorick Bland, 3 June 72 From Samuel Huntington, 3 June 73 To Joseph Reed, 3 June 74 Steuben to the Speaker of the Senate [3 June] 75 To the Surveyor of Monongalia County, 3 June 76 From the Virginia Delegates in Congress [3? June] 76 From James Callaway, 4 June 77 From Arthur Campbell, 4 June 79 From Arthur Campbell, 4 June 80 From La Luzerne, 4 June 80 From Edwin Conway, 6 June 81 From Samuel Huntington, 6 June 82 From George Washington, 8 June 82 [From Josiah Parker, before 9 June] 83 To Col. William Fleming, 9 June 84 Henry Young to William Davies, 9 June 84 From George Rogers Clark, 10 June 86 From Robert Morris, 11 June 87 From John Beckley, enclosing a Resolution of the House of Delegates, 12 June 88 Richard Henry Lee to the Virginia Delegates in Congress, 12 June 90 From Col. William Fleming, 14 June 93 From Arthur Campbell, 15 June 94 From Samuel Huntington, enclosing a Resolution of Congress Appointing Peace Commissioners, 15 June 94 From James Monroe, 18 June 95 From Archibald Cary, 19 June 96 From Arthur Campbell, 20 June 98 From Meriwether Smith, 21 June 99 From Lafayette, 26 June 101 From Nathanael Greene, 27 June 101 From Nathanael Greene, 27 [29?] June 103 July From Lafayette, 1 July 104 To George Nicholas, 28 July 104 From George Nicholas, 31 July 105 Charges Advanced by George Nicholas, with Jefferson's Answers [after 31 July] 106 August From Horatio Gates, 2 August 110 To Lafayette, 4 August 111 To Thomas McKean, 4 August 113 From Philip Mazzei, 8 August 114 From Thomas McKean, 20 August 116 September To Thomas McKean, 7 September 116 From Edmund Randolph, 7 September 117 To Edmund Randolph, 16 September 117 From Hugh Rose, enclosing Affidavits respecting Jefferson's Orders for Militia, 26 September 118 From George Mason, 27 September 120 Jefferson's Certification of William Short as an Attorney, 30 September 122 To James Madison, 30 September 122 To Thomas McKean, 30 September 123 To Robert Morris, 30 September 123 To Richard Peters, 30 September 124 October From James Monroe, 1 October 124 [From Philip Mazzei, 2 October] 125 To Benjamin Franklin, to John Adams, and to John Jay, 5 October 126 To James Monroe, 5 October 126 From Edmund Randolph, 9 October 128 From David Watson [before 28 October] 129 To George Washington, 28 October 129 November From Horatio Gates, 15 November 130 From James Madison, 18 November 131 From William Fleming, 23 November 133 From John Harvie, enclosing a Resolution to Inquire into the Conduct of the Executive, 27 November 133 From George Washington, 30 November 134 December Jefferson's Account and Attendance Record in the General Assembly for October 1781 [10-22 December] 135 Resolution of Thanks to Jefferson by the Virginia General Assembly, 12-19 December 135 To Duncan Rose, 13 December 137 To Horatio Gates, 14 December 138 To George Rogers Clark, 19 December 139 A Bill for the Relief of Military Pensioners [19 December] 140 To Thomas McKean, 20 December 141 To Marbois, 20 December 141 To Charles Thomson, 20 December 142 From Nathaniel Harrison, 22 December 143 To Isaac Zane, 24 December 143 From George Wythe, 31 December 144

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January February March April May June
July August September October November December
January From John Lyne, with Jefferson's Memoranda for a Legal Opinion, 13 January 145 From James Madison, 15 January 147 From Marbois, 29 January 149 February From Charles Bellini, 13 February 150 The Case of Mace Freeland, 15 February 151 I. Jefferson's State of the Case and Opinion Thereon 152 II. Petition of Mace Freeland to the Governor and Council 155 III. Petition of Mace Freeland to the House of Delegates 156 From Harry Innes, 18 February 158 From George Rogers Clark, 20 February 159 From Isaac Zane, 25 February 160 From D'Anmours, 27 February 161 March From David Jameson, 7 March 162 From Philip Mazzei, 8 March 162 From Charles Thomson, 9 March 163 From Arthur Lee, 13 March 164 From Jacquelin Ambler, 16 March 165 To Overton Carr, 16 March 166 To Thomas Stone, 16 March 167 From James Madison, 18 March 169 To James Madison, 24 March 170 To Marbois, 24 March 171 From James Madison, 26 March 172 April From Charles Bellini, 8 April 173 Election Return for Delegates from Albemarle County, 11 April 174 To Benjamin Harrison, 13 April 175 From James Madison, 16 April 176 From Marbois, 22 April 177 May From James Monroe, 6 May 178 To the Speaker of the House of Delegates, 6 May 179 From Thomas Watkins, with Jefferson's Opinion Concerning a Will, 9 May 179 From James Monroe, 11 May; 183 From John Tyler, 16 May 183 To James Monroe, 20 May 184 From John K. Read, 22 May 188 [Resolutions concerning Peace with England, 25 May 188 Appointment by the General Assembly of a Committee to Investigate and Publish Findings concerning Virginia's Western Claim, 30 May 189 June From Chastellux, 10 June 190 From D'Oyre, 10 June 191 From James Monroe, 28 June 192 From Chastellux, 30 June 193 July From Benjamin Franklin, 15 July 194 August From Thomas Turpin [before 7 August] 194 To Benjamin Harrison, 7 August 195 September Lines Copied from Tristram Shandy by Martha and Thomas Jefferson [before 6 September] 196 To Benjamin Harrison, 22 September 197 To Henry Tazewell, 30 September 197 October To Elizabeth Wayles Eppes [3? October] 198 From Benjamin Harrison, 3 October 200 November From Arthur Campbell, 7 November 201 From Robert R. Livingston, enclosing Jefferson's Appointment as a Peace Commissioner, 13 November 202 To Chastellux, 26 November 203 To George Rogers Clark, 26 November 204 To Robert R. Livingston, 26 November 206 To James Madison, 26 November 206 From Arthur Campbell, 29 November 208 La Luzerne to Robert Livingston, 29 November 209 December Advertisement, 15 December 210 Jefferson's Contemplated Mission to Europe [31 December 1782 to 24 January 1783] 210 I. Resolution of Congress concerning a Commercial Clause 212 II. Jefferson's Notes Relating to Foreign and Domestic Affairs 212 III. Jefferson's Commission as a Minister Plenipotentiary for Negotiating Peace 213 IV. Report of a Committee to Prepare a List of Books for Congress 216

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January February March April May June
July August September October November December
January To Benjamin Franklin, 3 January 216 To John Jay, 3 January 217 To William Livingston, 3 January 218 To George Rogers Clark, 6 January 218 To Francis Eppes, 14 January 219 To Daniel Hylton, 20 January 220 Honorary Degree Conferred on Jefferson by the College William and Mary, 20 January 221 To George Washington, 22 January 222 From Benjamin Rush, 24 January 223 From William Livingston, 25 January 223 Jefferson's Statement of Losses to the British at His Cumberland Plantations in 1781 [27 January] 224 To James Madison, 31 January 225 From Lewis R. Morris, 31 January 227 February To La Luzerne, 7 February 227 To Robert R. Livingston, 7 February 228 To James Madison, 7 February 230 From James Monroe, 8 February 233 From George Washington, 10 February 233 From James Madison, 11 February 234 From La Villebrune, 12 February 236 From La Luzerne, 13 February 237 From James Madison, 13 February 237 To Robert R. Livingston, 14 February 238 From Robert R. Livingston, enclosing a Resolution of Congress 14 February 239 To James Madison, 14 February 240 To James Madison, 14 February 241 To Francis Eppes, 15 February 244 From James Madison, 15 February 245 To Edmund Randolph, 15 February 246 From Robert R. Livingston, 18 February 250 From James Madison, 18 February 251 From La Villebrune, 19 February 252 March To Francis Eppes, 4 March 252 To Edmund Pendleton, 4 March 253 From La Valette, 5 March 254 To Abner Nash, 11 March 255 To Robert R. Livingston, 13 March 257 [To Robert R. Livingston, 27 March] 257 To David S. Franks [March or April] 258 April Resolution of Congress Releasing Jefferson from His Commission to Negotiate Peace, 1 April 259 From Robert R. Livingston, 4 April 259 To Robert R. Livingston, 4 April 260 To John Jay, 11 April 260 To James Madison, 14 April 261 From James Madison, 22 April 262 May From James Madison, 6 May 264 To James Madison, 7 May 265 From James Madison, 13 May 268 To Simon Nathan, 18 May 270 From James Madison, 20 May 270 From Wakelin Welch, Sr., with Jefferson's Account with Robert Cary & Co., 31 May 272 From Wakelin Welch, Jr., 31 May 273 June To James Madison, 1 June 273 From James Madison, 10 June 274 To James Madison, 17 June 277 Jefferson's Proposed Revision of the Virginia Constitution [May-June 1783] 278 I. Albemarle County Instructions concerning the Virginia Constitution [ca. September-October 1776] 284 II. Additional Instructions from the Inhabitants of Albemarle [ca. September-October 1776] 291 III. Jefferson's Draft of a Constitution for Virginia [May-June 1783] 294 IV. Madison's Observations on Jefferson's Draft of a Constitution for Virginia [October 1788] 308 To Isaac Zane, 17 June 317 [From John Adams, 23 June] 318 July From James Madison, 17 July 318 To Edmund Randolph, 18 July 319 To Philip Turpin, 29 July 324 August From James Madison, 11 August 333 To James Madison, 31 August 335 September From James Madison, 20 September 336 To Thomas Walker, 25 September 339 Bond to James Currie, 30 September 340 From James Madison, 30 September 341 October From Archibald Cary, 12 October 342 Benjamin Harrison to the Virginia Delegates in Congress, 25 October 345 Benjamin Harrison to the Virginia Delegates in Congress, 30 October 347 November To Isaac Zane, 8 November 347 To Francis Eppes, 10 November 349 From Joseph Reed [10? November] 350 To Benjamin Harrison, 11 November 351 [To John Key, 11 November] 354 Benjamin Harrison to the Virginia Delegates in Congress, 14 November 354 [From William Jones, 18 November] 355 To James Monroe, 18 November 355 Oliver Pollock to the Virginia Delegates in Congress, 20 November 356 From Benjamin Harrison, 21 November 357 [To John Key, 26 November] 358 [To Jacquelin Ambler, 27 November] 358 [To Mann Page, 27 November] 358 [To William Short, 27 November] 359 [To John Tyler, 27 November] 359 Francis Hopkinson to Robert Bremner, 28 November 359 To Martha Jefferson, 28 November 359 Documents concerning the Residence of Congress [ca. November-December] 361 I. Notes by Madison 362 II. Notes and Calculations by Jefferson 364 III. Analysis of Votes of 7 October 1783 365 IV. Comparative Table of Distances 366 V. Jefferson's Draft Resolution Authorizing Erection of Public Buildings for Use of Congress 367 VI. Resolution on the Privileges and Immunities of Congress 368 December [To Martha Jefferson Carr, 4 December] 370 To George Rogers Clark, 4 December 371 [To Elizabeth Wayles Eppes, 4 December] 372 [To Francis Eppes, 4 December] 372 [To Samuel Coleman, 5 December] 372 [To James Currie, 5 December] 372 Benjamin Harrison to the Virginia Delegates in Congress, 5 December 372 [To Samuel House, 5 December] 373 [To Gabriel Jones, 5 December] 373 To Marbois, 5 December 373 [To Archibald Stuart, 5 December] 374 [To Eliza House Trist, 5 December] 375 From Eliza House Trist [ca. 8 December] 375 From James Madison, 10 December 377 To Peter Carr, 11 December 379 To Martha Jefferson, 11 December 380 To James Madison, 11 December 381 [To James Maury, 11 December] 382 [To Philip Mazzei, 11 December] 382 To Eliza House Trist [11 December] 382 [To Benjamin Harrison, 12 December] 383 [To Joseph Jones, 12 December] 383 Report on the Definitive Treaty of Peace and the Letter from the American Commissioners [16 December] 384 To Edmund Pendleton, 16 December 385 To Benjamin Harrison, 17 December 388 [To the Speaker of the House of Delegates, 18 December] 391 [To Martha Jefferson Carr, 19 December] 391 [To the Speaker of the Senate, 19 December] 391 From Benjamin Harrison, 19 December 392 [To William Short, 19 December] 393 Report on Letters from the American Ministers in Europe [20 December] 393 George Washington's Resignation as Commander-in-Chief [20-23 December] 402 I. Report of a Committee on Arrangements for the Public Audience 409 II. Jefferson to Elbridge Gerry and James McHenry 410 III. Washington's Address to Congress Resigning His Commission 411 IV. Report of a Committee on the Response by the President of Congress 412 From Joseph Jones, 21 December 414 From Francis Eppes, 22 December 415 To Martha Jefferson, 22 December 416 [To Eliza House Trist, 22 December] 418 [To Jacquelin Ambler, 23 December] 418 [To Francis Hopkinson, 23 December] 418 To Benjamin Harrison, 24 December 419 [To the Rev. James Madison, 24 December] 420 [To Charles Carter, 26 December] 420 From Benjamin Harrison, 26 December 420 Benjamin Harrison to the Virginia Delegates in Congress, 26 December 421 [To Henry Skipwith, 26 December] 423 Resolution Providing for Three Vessels to Transmit Definitive Treaty When Ratified [26 December] 423 Resolution Opposing Ratification of the Definitive Treaty by Less than Nine States [27 December] 424 [To Elizabeth Wayles Eppes, 27 December] 427 [To James Currie, 28 December] 427 [To Benjamin Hawkins, 28 December] 427 [To Thomas Hutchins, 29 December] 427 Report on Gerry's Motion respecting Papers in the Office of Foreign Affairs [29 December] 427 From Joseph Jones, 29 December 428 [To Bernard Moore, 29 December] 431 [To William Short, 29 December] 431 [To Edmund Randolph, 30 December] 431 [To Edward Fox, 31 December] 431 To Benjamin Harrison, 31 December 431 To Wilson Cary Nicholas, 31 December 432 Notes on British and American Alienage 433

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January February March 1-22
January To James Madison, 1 January 436 From Benjamin Harrison, 2 January 438 Report of Committee of Revise the Files of Reports [2 January] 438 Jefferson's Compromise Motion concerning Ratification of the Definitive Treaty [2 January] 439 Report of the Committee on Jefferson's Compromise Motion concerning Ratification [3 January] 441 From Francis Hopkinson, with "A Literary Christmas Gambol," 4 January 443 From John Sullivan, with Petition of John Penhallow, 6 January 447 Report on the Case of the Brig Lusanna [8 January] 452 Report of the Committee on a Letter of Nathanael Greene [13 January] 455 Ratification of the Definitive Treaty of Peace [14 January] 456 Proclamation Announcing Ratification of Definitive Treaty, 14 January 462 To Martha Jefferson, 15 January 465 To Chastellux, 16 January 466 To Benjamin Harrison, 17 January 468 To Benjamin Harrison, 16 [17] January 468 [To Martha Jefferson Carr, 18 January] 470 [To Elizabeth Wayles Eppes, 18 January] 470 [To Francis Eppes, 18 January] 470 [To Anna Scott Jefferson, 18 January] 470 To Edmund Pendleton, 18 January 470 [To William Short, 18 January] 472 From Henry Skipwith, 20 January 472 The Connecticut-Pennsylvania Territorial Dispute [1782-1784] 474 I. Notes concerning Boudaries 487 II. Arguments by James Wilson and William Samuel Johnson before the Court of Commissioners 488 III. The Petition of Zebulon Butler and Others 498 IV. First Report on Petition of Zebulon Butler 501 V. Second Report on Petition of Zebulon Butler 503 VI. On the Settlement of Disputes between States by Judicial Means 505 From the Rev. James Madison, 22 January 507 From St. John de Crevecoeur, 23 January 508 Motion to Obtain an Estimate of Current Expenses [23 January] 510 Virginia Delegates in Congress to Benjamin Harrison, 23 January 510 Virginia Delegates in Congress to Oliver Pollock, 23 January 511 Report of Committee on Letter of John Allen [26 January] 511 From Benjamin Harrison, 30 January 512 From Edmund Randolph, 30 January 513 Report on the Powers of the COmmittee of the States [30 January-ca. 29 April] 516 I. Categories of Powers Appropriate to the Committee of the States 523 II. Proposed Report on Powers of the Committee of the States 524 III. Report on Powers to be Granted the Committee of the States 525 IV. An Additional Instruction to the Committee of the States 528 February [To Boinod & Gaillard, 1 February] 529 From Joseph Carleton, with an Estimate of Expenses of the Military Department, 1 February 530 [To Joseph Crockett, 1 February] 531 [To Richard Curson, 1 February] 531 [To Samuel House, 1 February] 531 [To John Key, 1 February] 531 [To John Moore, 1 February] 531 To Robert Morris [1 February] 531 [To Thomas Mann Randolph, 1-14 February] 533 [To David Watson, 1 February] 533 [To Joseph Jones, 2-14 February] 533 From Charles Carter, 9 February 534 From Marbois [10? February] 535 From Thomas Hutchins, 11 February 535 From James Madison, 11 February 537 [To Jacquelin Ambler, 14 February] 538 [To James Buchanan, 14 February] 538 [To George Gilmer, 14 February] 538 [To James Maury, 14 February] 539 James Monroe to Benjamin Harrison, 14 February 539 From David Ross, 14 February 540 From James Madison, 17 February 541 [To Boinod & Gaillard, 18 February] 541 To Francis Hopkinson, 18 February 541 [To Samuel House, 18 February] 543 To Martha Jefferson, 18 February 543 [To Boinod & Gaillard, 19 February] 544 To James Madison, 20 February 544 Benjamin Harrison to the Virginia Delegates, 20 February 551 Virginia Delegates in Congress to Benjamin Harrison, with Petition from Inhabitants of Kentucky, 20 February 552 From Derieux, 22 February 555 [To Daniel? Dulany, 22 February] 556 From Francis Hopkinson, 23 February 556 Benjamin Harrison to James Monroe, 24 February 557 From Robert Morris, with Table of Arrears of the States and Jefferson's Notes, 25 February 558 Benjamin Harrison to James Monroe, 27 February 564 From Joseph Jones, 28 February 565 [To the Speaker of the House of Delegates, 28 February] 567 To Edmund Pendleton, 29 February 567 March 1-22 To William Short, 1 March 569 The Virginia Cession of Territory Northwest of the Ohio [1 March] 571 I. Preliminary Form of Deed of Cession 576 II. Deed of Cession as Executed 577 Plan for Government of the Western Territory [3 February to 23 April] 581 I. Bounds of a Proposed Northwest Colony 600 II. Bounds of Six Proposed Northwest Colonies 601 III. Report of the Committee, 1 March 1784 603 IV. Revised Report of the Committee, 22 March 1784 607 V. The Ordinance of 1784 613 VI. Report on State Claims to Western Territory 616
APPENDICES
Appendix I: The Legislative Request for an Inquiry into the Conduct of General Steuben 619 Editorial Note 619 William Davies to Steuben, 12 May 1781 631 Steuben's Narrative of His Movements on Leaving Point of Fork [1781] 632 Burk-Girardin's Account of the Affair at Point of Fork, [1816] 635 Greene to Steuben, 17 Sep. 1781 638 Lafayette to Steuben, 26 Oct. 1781 638 Appendix II: Commissions, Land Grants, Patents, Licenses, Loan Office Receipts, &c. 640 Editorial Note, with descriptions and facsimiles of representative examples of various forms employed by the Executive 640 Appendix III: Virginia's Claim to Western Territory 647 Editorial Note 647 Vindication of Virginia's Claim against the Proposed Colony of Vandalia [ca. 1773-1774] 656 Outline and Preamble of Argument on Virginia's Claim [1782] 663 Preamble to a State of the Case [1782-1783] 668
ILLUSTRATIONS
PAGE VIEW OF THE NATURAL BRIDGE 204 Engraving from Voyages de M. le Marquis de Chastellux dans l'Amerique Septentrionale dans les annees 1780, 1781 & 1782, Paris, 1786, vol. II. This site, acquired by Jefferson in 1774, was on Chastellux's itinerary after he visited Monti- cello in the spring of 1782. See Chastellux's letters to Jeff- erson, 10 and 30 June 1782. (From copy of the Voyages owned by Howard C. Rice, Jr., through his courtesy.) RESIGNATION OF GENERAL WASHINGTON, DECEMBER 23, 1783 205 Painting by John Trumbull. This scene was probably painted after 1816, but was one of the historical sketches selected by Trumbull in 1786 with the advice of Jefferson and Adams. See the documents pertaining to Washington's resignation, under 20-23 Dec. 1783; see also John Hill Morgan, Paintings by John Trumbull at Yale University, New Haven, 1926, p. 62-6. (Courtesy of Yale University.) FRANCIS HOPKINSON, "A SAMPLE OF GOOD WRITING," page 1 444 This whimsey is a part of Hopkinson's "A Literary Christmas Gambol," which he sent to Jefferson with his letter of 4 Jan. 1784. This text is printed at p. 446. (Courtesy of the Library of Congress.) FRANCIS HOPKINSON, "A SAMPLE OF GOOD WRITING," page 2 445 MAP SHOWING BOUNDS OF A PROPOSED COLONY ON THE GREAT LAKES 588 Based on Document I in series printed under 1 Mch. 1784. MAP SHOWING BOUNDS OF SIX PROPOSED COLONIES ON THE OHIO RIVER 590 Based on Document II in series printed under 1 Mch. 1784. MAP SHOWING BOUNDS OF PROPOSED STATES IN WESTERN TERRITORY 591 Based on Report of 1 Mch. 1784 (Document III in series under that date). JEFFERSON-HARTLEY MANUSCRIPT MAP 593 Copy of a Jefferson map of the territory east of the Mississippi, made by David Hartley, probably in the fall of 1784. (Courtesy of the William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan.) PROCLAMATION ANNOUNCING RATIFICATION OF DEFINITIVE TREATY 604 Broadside printed by John Dunlap, Annapolis [1784]. See manuscript text of the proclamation and notes, 14 Jan. 1784. (Courtesy of the Library of Congress.) A MAP OF THE UNITED STATES 605 Engraved map by H. D. Pursell from Bailey's Pocket Almanac, for 1785, Philadelphia [1784]. See the documents pertaining to the plan of government for the western territory, p. 594. (Courtesy of the Library of Congress.) COMMISSIONS, LAND GRANTS, PATENTS, following page 668 LICENSES, LOAN OFFICE RECEIPTS A representative selection of formal documents signed by Jefferson as Governor of Virginia. (Courtesy of the persons and institutions listed in the descriptions of the documents in Appendix II.)

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