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Published by Published for the General Assembly of Virginia by the Virginia State Library and Archives in Richmond .
Written in



  • Richmond (Va.),
  • Virginia,
  • Richmond.


  • Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.,
  • Virginia State Capitol (Richmond, Va.),
  • Architecture -- Virginia -- Richmond.,
  • Richmond (Va.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Fiske Kimball ; edited by John Kukla ; assisted by Martha C. Vick and Sarah Shields Driggs.
ContributionsKukla, Jon, 1948-, Vick, Martha C., Driggs, Sarah Shields.
LC ClassificationsF234.R58 V575 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 108 p. :
Number of Pages108
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1815541M
ISBN 100884901548, 0884901556
LC Control Number89621978

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