Free frank signed as President, October 21, n.y. (likely 1806), with holograph address. The free frank reads, "Free Th: Jeffson Pr. US." and the address in Jefferson's hand, "Mr. Thomas Moore. Near Brookville." Fine. Thomas Moore (1760-1822) was a civil engineer and farmer who worked as chief engineer on a number of public works projects, including the James River and Kanawa Canal and the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. In 1806 Jefferson chose him as one of three commissioners for the construction of othe National Road from Baltimore to Ohio, the Cumberland Road. This was the first Federal road project and did much to open up what was then the American West to settlement.
Estimated Value $3,000 - 5,000.
The Arden Family Holdings of Beverly Hills.