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Thomas Jefferson: Origins and Objectives of the Committees of Correspondence

National Archives Museum

Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. EDT


An actor portraying Thomas Jefferson provides an examination of the origins of the Committees of Correspondence and relates grievances that we will see again in the 1776 Declaration of Independence.

This is part 3 of four-part video series The Road to the Declaration of Independence: The Early 1770s—The Flame of Independence is Kindled.

July 4th with the National Archives is made possible in part by the National Archives Foundation through the generous support of John Hancock, AARP, and Dykema.


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