Volume VI of The Writings of Thomas Jefferson; Library Edition, containing his Autobiography, Notes on Virginia, parliamentary manual, official papers, messages and addresses, and other writings, official and private, now collected and published in their entirety for the first time, including all of the original manuscripts, deposited in the Department of State and published in 1853 by order of the Joint Committee of Congress; with numerous illustrations and a comprehensive analytical index. Andrew A. Lipscomb, Chairman, Board of Governors, editor-in-chief; Albert Ellery Bergh, managing editor. Issued under the auspices of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Association of the United States, Washington, D.C. Copyright 1903; volume published 1903.
Volume VI contents include: Jefferson as a Tactician, by Hon. George W. Atkinson; Letters Written While in Europe, 1784-1790. The 460 page volume has red leather cover with gold embossing on front cover and spine. Embossing on spine includes title, volume number and floral design. Coat of arms used by Thomas Jefferson is embossed in gold on front center. The crest features a lion head above a shield encompassing three triangular faces and geometric line design. The shield is surrounded by banner which states, "Ab eo libertas a quo spiritus," translated to "The spirit (comes) from him from whom liberty comes," or "He who gives life gives liberty." The United States coat of arms and line border are embossed on all corners and edges of front and back covers. Interior of front and back cover lined in red, light red and gold paper. Pages consist of printed illustrations, plates, portraits, and facsimiles.