MHS Calendar of Events

to May 26


The Private Jefferson

Explore Jefferson’s complexity through select correspondence and writings including the Declaration of Independence, records of farming at Monticello, and his architectural drawings.

Early American History Seminar “To know if it is true”: Spies, Sentinels, and Prisoners of War in the South Carolina-Florida Borderland Seminars are free and open to the public; RSVP required.
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4 December 2012.Tuesday, 5:15PM - 7:30PM Alejandra Dubcovsky, Yale University Comment: Daniel Tortora, Colby College

The seminar paper describes how the Spanish created a new network of information that consisted of mobile and trusted informers. It is part of a project that examines the acquisition and transmission of information in the pre-postal, pre-printing press colonial South.