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Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) President's message to the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Sates. Including Indian affairs, war with Tripoli and Barbary Pirates.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08289 Author/Creator: Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) Place Written: s.l. Type: Broadside Date: 15 December 1802 Pagination:

Summary of Content: "President's message to the Senate and House of Representatives of the United Sates." Including Indian affairs, war with Tripoli and Barbary Pirates, relations with Europe budget, taxes, naval affairs. Printed by Office of the Newport Mercury, Saturday evening.

People: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Presidential Speeches and ProclamationsPresidentCongressGovernment and CivicsAmerican Indian HistoryGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsBarbary CoastBarbary PiratesBarbary WarsAfricaMilitary HistoryNavyTaxes or TaxationEconomics

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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