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4-cent Jefferson Quotation

4c Thomas Jefferson Quote single

Scott Catalogue USA: 1141
Description:

This American Credo issue stamp was issued to re-emphasize the ideals upon which America was founded and to honor those great Americans who wrote or uttered the credos. This stamp features a quotation from the Third President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson. The quotation is from a letter written in 1800 to Dr. Benjamin Rush from Thomas Jefferson. The stamp also features an image of a hand holding a flaming sword and Jefferson’s signature.

United States; America; Virginia; ideals; credo; president; founding father; letter; hand; sword; flame; quotation; signature

Date:
May 8, 1960
Medium:
paper; ink (gray, vermilion); adhesive / engraving
Museum ID:
1980.2493.5302
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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