US 1857 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) 5c. Scott. 28b

US 1857 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) 5c. Scott. 28b

Series: 1857-1861 Toppan, Carpenter, and Co.

Issued Date: 23-08-1857 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 5c.
Emission: Definitive

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 28b

Stamp Colors: Bright red brown
Perforation: 15
Watermark: No Watermark

Themes: Politicians, Famous People, Heads of State, Men

Description:- Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was an American statesman, diplomat, lawyer, architect, philosopher, and Founding Father who served as the 3rd President of the United States from 1801 to 1809. He was previously the second Vice President of the United States under John Adams and the first United States secretary of state under George Washington. The principal author of the Declaration of Independence, Jefferson was a proponent of democracy, republicanism, and individual rights, motivating American colonists to break from the Kingdom of Great Britain and form a new nation; he produced formative documents and decisions at both the state and national levels.