US 1859 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) 5c. Scott. 29

US 1859 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) 5c. Scott. 29

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

Issued year: 1859
Face value: 5c.
Emission: Definitive (Type I)

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 29
Yvert et Tellier (France): 12a

Stamp Colors: Brown
Perforation: 15

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.