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FA-57414-13
An Annotated Edition of Jefferson's Notes on the State of Virginia
Robert Forbes, University of Connecticut

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Notes on the State of Virginia (1785) (Web Resources)
Title: Notes on the State of Virginia (1785)
Author: Robert P. Forbes
Abstract: Notes on the State of Virginia, Thomas Jefferson's only published book, is at once a compendium of information about the state and a sweeping commentary on natural history, society, politics, education, religion, slavery, liberty, and law. Many consider it the most important American book written before 1800.
Year: 2014
Primary URL: http://www.encyclopediavirginia.org/Notes_on_the_State_of_Virginia_1785#start_entry
Primary URL Description: Encyclopedia entry, Encyclopedia Virginia
Secondary URL: http://www.encyclopediavirginia.org/
Secondary URL Description: A project of the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities

Jefferson's Country: Notes on the State of Virginia and the Invention of America (Web Resources)
Title: Jefferson's Country: Notes on the State of Virginia and the Invention of America
Author: Robert P. Forbes
Abstract: This blog will look at one of the most important periods in Thomas Jefferson's life, during which he wrote and published one of the most important books in American history: Notes on the State of Virginia. The year 2015 is the 230th anniversary of its first private printing in Paris; the 230th anniversary of its formal publication will take place in 2017. I intend to prepare the first annotated edition of Notes made from Jefferson's original manuscript.
Year: 2015
Primary URL: http://notesonvirginia.blogspot.com/
Primary URL Description: This blog incorporates notes, reflections, and insights inspired by or related to the Notes on the State of Virginia editing project, including the history of the composition of Notes and its context, aspects of the physical manuscript and early editions, and important related contemporary events. It is supplemented by a Twitter account (described below) that frequently links to blog entries.
Secondary URL: @JeffersonsNotes
Secondary URL Description: Quotes and insights from the Jefferson Notes on the State of Virginia editing project.


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