Notes on the State of Virginia

Notes on the State of Virginia


Introduction by: Frank Shuffelton
Notes by: Frank Shuffelton

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  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140436679
  • 384 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

Jefferson’s chronicle of the natural, social, and political history of Virginia is at once a scientific discourse, an attempt to define America, and a brilliant examination of the idea of freedom.

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
A NOTE ON THE TEXT
SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING

NOTES ON THE STATE OF VIRGINIA

Appendices
No. I: Charles Thomson’s Observations
No. II: Draught of the Constitution
No. III: Act for Establishing Religious Freedom
No. IV: Relative to the Murder of Logan’s Family

Letters and Documents


EXPLANATORY AND TEXTUAL NOTES

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