Second inauguration of Thomas Jefferson

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Second Presidential Inauguration of Thomas Jefferson
Date March 4, 1805; 212 years ago (1805-03-04)
Location United States Capitol,
Washington, D.C.
Participants President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson
Assuming office
Chief Justice of the United States,
John Marshall
Administering oath
Vice President of the United States
George Clinton
Assuming office

The second inauguration of Thomas Jefferson as President of the United States took place on Monday, March 4, 1805 in the Senate Chamber of the United States Capitol. The inauguration marked the commencement of the second four-year term of Thomas Jefferson as President and the first four-year term of George Clinton as Vice President. Giving the oath of office was Chief Justice John Marshall. Jefferson wore a black suit and silk stockings for the inauguration.[1]

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  1. ^ "The 5th Presidential Inauguration, Thomas Jefferson, March 04, 1805". Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies. Retrieved 2017-01-04. 

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