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The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 45

11 November 1804 to 8 March 1805

Thomas Jefferson

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Belletristik / Hauptwerk vor 1945

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A definitive scholarly edition of the correspondence and papers of Thomas Jefferson

This volume opens soon after the start of the second session of the Eighth Congress and ends a few days after the session closes. During the period, Jefferson receives twice as many documents as he writes. He sits for portraits by Charles Févret de Saint-Mémin and Rembrandt Peale. The nation endures an extreme winter. William Dunbar begins to send information from the exploration of the Ouachita River. Acts of Congress create new territories and give Orleans Territory an assembly and a path to statehood. The Senate ratifies a treaty to acquire an estimated 50 million acres of land from the Sac and Fox tribes. Levi Lincoln resigns, Robert Smith asks to succeed him as attorney general, and Jefferson seeks a new secretary of the navy. Jefferson and vice-presidential candidate George Clinton receive 162 electoral ballots against 14 for their opponents, Charles Cotesworth Pinckney and Rufus King. Napoleon is crowned emperor of the French, and Spain declares war on Great Britain. The Senate acquits Samuel Chase of eight articles of impeachment. Jefferson prepares his inaugural address and is sworn into office for his second term on 4 March. He refuses to consider serving a third term.

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The Columbiad, Impressment, Thomas Paine, Albert Gallatin, Calculation, Publication, French nationality law, Freeman (Colonial), Chief magistrate, Hartford Convention, Treaty of Fort Wayne (1809), Rembrandt Peale, Redemptioner, Tax, Victor Marie du Pont, William Eustis, Postmaster General, Jérôme Bonaparte, Frigate, Republicanism, William C. C. Claiborne, Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours, Citizens (Spanish political party), Gazette of the United States, Meriwether Lewis, Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte, Slavery, DeWitt Clinton, American National Biography, The Papers of James Madison, Excellency, Of Education, Jurisdiction, Louisiana (New France), Stephen Grellet, Chouteau, Thomas McKean, John Breckinridge (U.S. Attorney General), Consideration, Blue law, Proclamation, Isaac Jefferson, Oliver Evans, Charles Willson Peale, George Read (U.S. statesman), Samuel Sewall, Daniel Carroll, Emperor of the French, Henry Dearborn, Algernon Sidney, Joseph Bowman, Honour, I Wish (manhwa), Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, Stephen Decatur, Martha Jefferson Randolph, Christopher Gore, Continental Navy, Joseph Priestley, Notes on the State of Virginia, Politique, James Bowdoin, Petitioner, William Ellery, Thomas Chittenden, Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, Tories (British political party), Aaron Burr, Surveyor General, Samuel Parr, The French Minister, John James Audubon, Mergenthaler Linotype Company, Gunboat, Israel Putnam, Jedidiah Morse, An Essay on Man, Provision (contracting), William Cobbett, Pierpont Edwards, Whigs (British political party), Indiana Territory, Legislature, Monsieur, Amendment, William Plumer, Benjamin Hawkins, Thomas Percival, Connecticut Land Company, President of the United States, American System (economic plan), Cession, New York and New Jersey campaign, Napoleon, Mason Locke Weems, Nathaniel Bowditch, Habeas corpus, Benjamin Lincoln, Treaty, V.