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Title Letter from Thomas Jefferson to Mr. Clay
Dates of Creation November 10, 1815
Scope & Content Letter from Thomas Jefferson to Mr. Clay, dated November 10, [18]15, posted from Pop[lar] For[est]. Mr. Jefferson mentions a recent trip to Peaks of Otter and his observations made while there. He mentions a plant called "otaheite", or paper mulberry, which is "charming near a porch for densely shading it."
Year Range from 1815
Creator Jefferson, Thomas
Year Range to 1815
Subjects Fruit
Fruit trees
Mulberry trees
Search Terms Peaks of Otter
Poplar Forest (residence)
People Jefferson, Thomas
Clay, Mr. (Unknown)
Clarke, Mr. (Unknown)
Collection History Museum of Western Virginia
Imagefile 012\19917101.JPG
Number of images 1
Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 1991.071.01
Extent of Description 1 - letter, folded to make the envelope, 7 3/4" x 9 3/4"