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United States President Thomas Jefferson Montecello Advertising Souvenir Jewelry Charm Bracelet
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United States President Thomas Jefferson Montecello Advertising Souvenir Jewelry Charm Bracelet
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The picture shows a view of this United States President Thomas Jefferson Montecello Advertising Souvenir Jewelry Charm Bracelet. The bracelet is not dated and the year that it was made is unknown. It is made of an unknown gold colored metal. The charm bracelet was most likely a souvenir from Montecello. The chain bracelet has (7) hanging charms. These include the following:

Miniature Montecello Building
The Great Seal
Enameled Montecello Building Charlottesville, Virginia
Bust of Thomas Jefferson
Crossed Quill Ink Pens

To judge the sizes the bracelet chain measures 7-1/2'' long. It appears to be in mint unused condition as pictured. Below here, for reference, is some additional information and History on Thomas Jefferson:

Thomas Jefferson
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Thomas Jefferson
3rd President of the United States of America
In office: March 4, 1801 - March 4, 1809
Vice Presidents: Aaron Burr, George Clinton
Preceded by: John Adams
Succeeded by: James Madison

2nd Vice President of the United States
In office: March 4, 1797 - March 4, 1801
President: John Adams
Preceded by: John Adams
Succeeded by: Aaron Burr

1st United States Secretary of State
In office: March 22, 1790 - December 31, 1793
President: George Washington
Preceded by: John Jay (Acting)
Succeeded by: Edmund Randolph

United States Minister to France
In office: May 17, 1785 - September 26, 1789
Appointed by: Congress of the Confederation
Preceded by: Benjamin Franklin
Succeeded by: William Short

Delegate to the Congress of the Confederation
from: Virginia
In office: November 3, 1783 - May 7, 1784
Preceded by: James Madison
Succeeded by: Richard Henry Lee

2nd Governor of Virginia
In office: June 1, 1779 - June 3, 1781
Preceded by: Patrick Henry
Succeeded by: William Fleming

Delegate to the Second Continental Congress
from: Virginia
In office: June 20, 1775 - September 26, 1776
Preceded by: George Washington
Succeeded by: John Harvie

Personal details
Born: April 13, 1743 Shadwell, Virginia
Died: July 4, 1826 (aged83) Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S.
Resting place: Monticello, Charlottesville, Virginia
Political party: Democratic - Republican
Spouse: Martha Wayles
Children: Martha, Jane, Mary, Lucy, Lucy Elizabeth
Alma mater: College of William and Mary
Profession: Statesman, Planter, Lawyer, Architect
Religion: Christian deism (unaffiliated deism)

Thomas Jefferson (April 13, 1743 - July 4, 1826) was an American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence (1776) and the third President of the United States (1801 - 1809). He was a spokesman for democracy, embraced the principles of republicanism and the rights of man with worldwide influence. At the beginning of the American Revolution, he served in the Continental Congress, representing Virginia and then served as a wartime Governor of Virginia (1779 - 1781). Just after the war ended, from mid 1784 Jefferson served as a diplomat, stationed in Paris. In May 1785, he became the United States Minister to France.

Jefferson was the first United States Secretary of State (1790 - 1793) serving under President George Washington. In opposition to Alexander Hamilton's Federalism, Jefferson and his close friend, James Madison, organized the Democratic - Republican Party, and subsequently resigned from Washington's cabinet. Elected Vice President in 1796, when he came in second to President John Adams of the Federalists, Jefferson opposed Adams and with Madison secretly wrote the Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions, which attempted to nullify the Alien and Sedition Acts.

Elected president in what Jefferson called the Revolution of 1800, he oversaw the purchase of the vast Louisiana Territory from France (1803), and sent the Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804 - 1806) to explore the new west. Jefferson is considered a primary architect of American expansionism; the United States having doubled in size during his presidency. His second term was beset with troubles at home, such as the failed treason trial of his former Vice President Aaron Burr. With escalating trouble with Britain who was challenging American neutrality and threatening shipping at sea, he tried economic warfare with his embargo laws which only damaged American trade. In 1803, President Jefferson initiated a process of Indian tribal removal and relocation to the Louisiana Territory west of the Mississippi River, in order to open lands for eventual American settlers. In 1807 he drafted and signed into law a bill banning the importation of slaves into the United States.

A leader in the Enlightenment, Jefferson was a polymath who spoke five languages and was deeply interested in science, invention, architecture, religion and philosophy and was an active member and eventual president of the American Philosophical Society. These interests led him to the founding of the University of Virginia after his presidency.

He designed his own large mansion on a 5,000 acre plantation near Charlottesville, Virginia, which he named Monticello and the University of Virginia building. While not a notable orator, Jefferson was a skilled writer and corresponded with many influential people in America and Europe throughout his adult life.

After Martha Jefferson, his wife of eleven years, died in 1782, Jefferson kept his promise to her that he would never remarry. Their marriage had produced six children, of whom two survived to adulthood.

As long as he lived, Jefferson expressed opposition to slavery, yet, he owned hundreds of slaves and freed only a few of them. Since his own day, controversy has ensued over allegations that he fathered children by his slave, Sally Hemings; DNA tests in 1998, together with historical research, suggest he fathered at least one. Although he has been criticized by many present day scholars over the issues of racism and slavery, Jefferson remains rated as one of the greatest United States presidents.

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