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Meriwether Lewis
"To Meriwether Lewis, esquire, Captain of the 1st regiment of infantry of the United States of America. "Your situation as Secretary of the President of the United States has made you acquainted with the objects of my confidential message of Jan. 18, 1803, to the legislature. You have seen the act...
Thomas Jefferson Requests a Sampling of Cider Apples of many varieties were cultivated in Jefferson’s Virginia. The fruit was used to make pies, preserves, and other foodstuffs, of course, but in Jefferson’s time apples were especially valued for the making of cider. Like many of his neighbors,...

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