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[JEFFERSON, Thomas (1743-1826)]. Acts Passed at a General A...

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[JEFFERSON, Thomas (1743-1826)]. Acts Passed at a General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Begun and Held at the Capitol, in the City of Richmond… Richmond: Thomas Ritchie, 1826. 8vo. Library light-green cloth, spine with black gilt morocco lettering label and a printed shelf label (spine sunned, worn, binding worn, sunned, lightly soiled, hinges starting, rear joint nearly broken, text toned and foxed, inkstamps and manuscript note of the library of the New York bar association on the title-page). On the title-page is a contemporary gift inscription. FIRST EDITION. On pp. 101-102, there is an act authorizing Thomas Jefferson to sell property by lottery (“Whereas it is made known to the General Assembly that Thomas Jefferson, after more than sixty years of public service… hath found himself indebted to a large amount, insomuch that the sale of a great proportion of his valuable property will be necessary to pay his debts…”)

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[JEFFERSON, Thomas (1743-1826)]. Acts Passed at a General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Begun and Held at the Capitol, in the City of Richmond… Richmond: Thomas Ritchie, 1826. 8vo. Library light-green cloth, spine with black gilt morocco lettering label and a printed shelf label (spine sunned, worn, binding worn, sunned, lightly soiled, hinges starting, rear joint nearly broken, text toned and foxed, inkstamps and manuscript note of the library of the New York bar association on the title-page). On the title-page is a contemporary gift inscription. FIRST EDITION. On pp. 101-102, there is an act authorizing Thomas Jefferson to sell property by lottery (“Whereas it is made known to the General Assembly that Thomas Jefferson, after more than sixty years of public service… hath found himself indebted to a large amount, insomuch that the sale of a great proportion of his valuable property will be necessary to pay his debts…”)

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