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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 . Notes on the State of Virginia
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"Boundaries of Virginia"
An exact description of the limits and boundaries of the state of Virginia.
A notice of its rivers, rivulets, and how far they are navigable?
A notice of the best sea-ports of the state, and how big are the vessels they can receive?
A notice on its
Its Cascades and Caverns?
"Productions mineral, vegetable and animal"
A notice of the mines and other subterraneous riches; its trees, plants, fruits, &c.
"A comparative View of the Quadrupeds of Europe and of America."
A notice of all what can increase the progress of human knowledge?
The number of its inhabitants?
The number and condition of the militia and regular troops, and their pay?
A description of the Indians established in that state?
"Counties and towns"
A notice of the counties, cities, townships, and villages?
The constitution of the state, and its several charters?
The administration of justice and description of the laws?
"Colleges, buildings, and roads"
The colleges and public establishments, the roads, buildings, &c.?
"Proceedings as to Tories"
The measures taken with regard of the estates and possessions of the rebels, commonly called Tories?
The different religions received into that state?
The particular customs and manners that may happen to be received in that state?
The present state of manufactures, commerce, interior and exterior trade?
"Subjects of commerce"
"Weights, Measures and Money"
The weights, measures, and the currency of the hard money? Some details relating to the exchange with Europe?
"Public revenue and expences"
The public income and expences?
"Histories, memorials, and state-papers"