News about Thomas Jefferson
BOSTON – A letter written by Founding Father Thomas Jefferson sold for $68,750, according to Boston-based RR Auction.
NEW YORK (AP) – Twenty-one rarely seen letters by Thomas Jefferson are on view at the Museum of the City of New York. The correspondence with Robert Livingston was written between 1800 and 1803. Livingston was chancellor of New York state. He administered George Washington’s oath of office 12 years before Jefferson became president. Jefferson’s […]
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — A survey map believed to be created by Thomas Jefferson of land in Albemarle County has sold at auction for $35,400. The price includes an 18% buyer’s premium. The map of the land now known as Morven was sold at auction Saturday by Quinn & Farmer Auctions in Charlottesville. Quinn & Farmer […]
WILTON, Conn. – An autograph letter handwritten in German and signed by Ludwig van Beethoven, regarding his only opera, Fidelio; a group of six game-worn baseball helmets and jerseys from the Baltimore Orioles, dating to circa 1990-2016; and an autograph letter signed by John Adams in 1801 regarding the influence of Virginia Democrats will headline […]