Date of this Version
Newsletter of the Association for Documentary Editing, Volume 2, Number 3, September 1980. ISSN 0196-7134
The year 1980 marks the two-hundred-fiftieth anniversary of the birth of Philip Mazzei (1730-1816), the forgotten patriot who emigrated to Virginia in 1773 and joined Jefferson, Henry, and other colonial patriots in the growing independence movement. A United States Airmail Stamp commemorating the anniversary will be issued on 13 October, in Washington, D.C. The stamp has the same design as an Italian stamp to be issued at Poggio a Caiano, Italy, Mazzei's birthplace.