Member Spotlight Found in Continental Congress - Papers The National Archives Continental Congress - Papers Location: Continental Congress - PapersLtrs from Thomas JeffersonVolume 2 (Vol 2)Page 532
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The first page of a 12 page letter from Thomas Jefferson to John Jay

Thomas Jefferson was the American government's man on the groud in Paris in July 1789 when the French people rose up against their rulers. In this 12-page letter, Jefferson describes what he witnessed in the 1st days of the French Revolution.

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  1. NationalArchivesEducation

    NationalArchivesEducation (09 Mar 2009)

    This document was featured in the National Archives "Eyewitness" exhibit (, and in a "Teaching With Documents" article in April 2009.

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