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Thomas Jefferson and the scientific trends of his time.

Charles Albert Browne

Thomas Jefferson and the scientific trends of his time.

by Charles Albert Browne

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Published by The Chronica botanica co., G.E. Stechert and co.; [etc., etc.] in Waltham, Mass, New York city .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.,
  • Science -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesChronica botanica reprints,, no. 1
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE332 .B9
    The Physical Object
    Pagination63, [1] p.
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6473855M
    LC Control Number44030321
    OCLC/WorldCa3908241

    Notes on the State of Virginia () is a book written by Thomas completed the first version in , and updated and enlarged the book in and Notes on the State of Virginia originated in Jefferson's responding to questions about Virginia, posed to him in by François Barbé-Marbois, then Secretary of the French delegation in Philadelphia, the temporary capital of. Thomas Jefferson was born on Ap (April 2, , Old Style, Julian calendar), at the family home in Shadwell in the Colony of Virginia, the third of ten children. He was of English, and possibly Welsh, descent and was born a British subject. His father Peter Jefferson was a planter and surveyor who died when Jefferson was fourteen; his mother was Jane ed by: John Adams.

      Jefferson became part of Fauquier’s circle and owed much instruction to the habitual conversations around Fauquier’s table. How much that instruction revolved around Enlightenment poles can be seen from the first book list Jefferson compiled for a London bookseller, which ordered “Locke on Government” and Oeuvres de there was also a much longer reading list he drew up . After the death () of his wife Martha Wayles Skelton, Jefferson did not remarry. During his White House years, Dolley Madison served as his First Lady. In the s long-repeated rumors that he had fathered a child or children by the slave Sally Hemings, his .

    At least three hallmarks of Thomas Jefferson's character and interests date to his time in Piedmont, Monticello, and the Poplar Forest: his interest in western exploration and settlement; his belief and participation in public service; and his lifelong adherence to the plantation-slave system of agriculture. The eighteenth century was a time of extensive migration in Virginia as settlers in.   “He endures because we can see in him all the varied and wondrous possibilities of the human experience,” Jon Meacham wrote in his book "Thomas Jefferson: The Art of .


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Thomas Jefferson, a brilliant political thinker, is perhaps best known for the Declaration of Independence, but he was a man of extraordinarily wide interests. He was exceptionally controversial in his own time, and many of.The galley proofs of Browne's book on Thomas Jefferson are included, as are illustrations for his publication on the operation of sugar laboratories, A Handbook of Sugar Analysis Also included are articles about the development of the sugar industry in .