Part of a series designed by G.F. Schroeder for Central Type Foundry, see Lafayette (extra condensed, 1885) and Washington (bold, 1886). Webster is an extension designed by Julius Herriet, Jr. for Boston Type Foundry in c.1888.
Jefferson was also cast by Pavyers & Bullens (as Jefferson), Caslon (as Johnsonian, 1891), Flinsch (as Atlanta), Brendler (as Columbus), John (as Edison), Augusta (as Mirabeau). [Reichardt]
Lettergraphics revived Jefferson as Concord.