American poetry 1783-1850
Subject Source: Local sources
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The Jefferson Scrapbooks' Story of Politics, Death, and Friendship by Christine E. Coalwell and Robert M.S. McDonald, (April 2000), E332.2 .A5 2000A
Scope and Contents Jefferson kept several commonplace books for various subjects, including a scrapbook of newspaper clippings. The clippings include poetry that addresses such themes as death, friendship, and home, with which Jefferson was concerned, as well as political articles and criticism of his own administration. Margaret Bayard Smith, wife of the National Intelligencer’s editor perused this scrapbook and her account of the collection of "libels" (as she described it) appeared in newspapers. The article...