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    Thomas Jefferson: Report of the Notification Committee for Jefferson's Election. 5 3/ 8" x 8 6/8" bifolium booklet titled "Report of the Committee,Instructed on the 18th Inst. To Wait on The President-Elect and Notify Him of His Election." The election of 1800 was perhaps the most contentious in our history, rivalling that of 1876. Burr and Jefferson received an equal number of electoral votes. The result was not announced until just two weeks prior to the date assigned for the inauguration. There is some loss that can be seen along the bottom of the piece as well as a few aging spots found at the top right. Very historic... the first example we have seen. Selections from the Collection of Tom Charles Huston.

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