Thomas Jefferson letter to William King
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Thomas Jefferson wrote this letter to William King, who became Maine's first governor in 1820, responding to the copy of the Maine State Constitution, dated November 17, 1819.
Jefferson commended King, but also reminded him about the importance of political representation and democracy.
- Title: Thomas Jefferson letter to William King
- Creator: Jefferson, Thomas
- Creation Date: 1819-11-19
- Subject Date: 1819-11-19
- Town: Monticello
- State: ME, VA
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions (cm): 13 x 19
- Local Code: Coll. S-5531 125/3
- Object Type: Text
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489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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