by JEFFERSON, Thomas (1743-1826), principal author of the Declaration of Independence (1776). He was elected the second Vice President of the United States (17971801), serving under John Adams and in 1800 was elected the third President (180109).
np,nd. Jefferson writes (in full) "ThJ to mr Remsen | There is still a good deal of writing to do tomorrow | in order to enable the President to go the next day. | I must therefore beg the favor of you to call on me | as early in the morning as is convenient. | Saturday evening". Mounted on the back side of an engraved image of Jefferson from a monochrome painting from life by Gilbert Stuart at Monticello. Framed behind glass.
Henry Remsen, Jr. (1762-1843) was a financier and bank executive in New York City. He also served as private secretary to Thomas Jefferson during Jefferson's presidency. (Inventory #: 56723)
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