Jefferson letter for sale
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA- A rare letter that provides insight into the family of Thomas Jefferson is for sale.
It was written by Jefferson on July 24, 1805 to his friend and estate manager discussing the president's desire to have his Poplar Forest plantation in Virginia appraised so he could begin parceling off portions of the property to his grandchildren.
The Raab Collection in Philadelphia sets the price at $35,000 for the one-page handwritten note.
It belonged to an anonymous collector and was never available to the public or scholars.
The letter shows that while Jefferson was serving as president, his mind was occupied with family and the legacy he would leave.
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