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Collection Reference Number GLC06792
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1814 
Title Report of the Joint Committee authorized to contract for the Library of Mr. Jefferson
Date 28 November 1814
Author United States. Congress.  
Document Type Pamphlet; Government document
Content Description Report of members of Congress concerning the library of Thomas Jefferson, which the retired president had offered to the country to replace that destroyed by the British when they burned the capitol in 1814. Jefferson's library became the core of the Library of Congress. Printed by Weightman.
Subjects Library  Government and Civics  Congress  President  War of 1812  Washington, D.C.  
People Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme Government & Politics; Arts & Literature; War of 1812
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859