Original March 1788 issue of "The Columbian Magazine" containing the first appearance in America of an excerpt from Thomas Jefferson's "Notes on the State of Virginia" in a three-page article entitled: A comparative view of the faculties of memory, reason and imagination of Negroes. From Wikipedia: Notes on the State of Virginia (1785) is a book written by Thomas Jefferson. Widely considered the most important American book published before 1800, Notes on the State of Virginia is both a compilation of data by Jefferson about the state's natural resources and economy, and his vigorous and often eloquent argument about the nature of the good society, which he believed was incarnated by Virginia. He expressed his beliefs in the separation of church and state, constitutional government, checks and balances, and individual liberty. Jefferson wrote extensively about slavery in Notes, including what he viewed as the problems of miscegenation, and his belief that whites and blacks could not live together in a free society.Also, an article advocating for legal reform of laws impeding the rights of women (feminist writing, feminisim). The item "THOMAS JEFFERSON ON SLAVERY IN ORIGINAL MARCH 1788 ISSUE OF COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE" is in sale since Wednesday, February 07, 2018. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "funbooks" and is located in New York, New York.
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