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"Ice-creams were produced" Ice cream frequently appears in visitors' accounts of meals with Thomas Jefferson. One visitor commented: "Among other things, ice-creams were produced in the form of balls of the frozen material inclosed in covers of warm pastry, exhibiting a curious contrast, as if the...
Public Private 1735 Peter Jefferson , Thomas Jefferson's father, patented 1,000-acre tract which became Monticello. 1743 Thomas Jefferson born at Shadwell . 1757 Peter Jefferson died. 1760-62 Thomas Jefferson attended the College of William and Mary. 1762 Began study of law with George Wythe . 1764...
Jefferson's Alcove Bed
I Rise with the Sun Drudging at the Writing Table Our Breakfast Table "To Labour for Another" Attending to My Farm
The claim that Thomas Jefferson fathered children with Sally Hemings, a slave at Monticello, entered the public arena during Jefferson's first term as president, and it has remained a subject of discussion and disagreement for two centuries. Based on documentary, scientific, statistical, and oral...
Back to Twinleaf Journal Online » In 1819 Thomas Jefferson wrote, "I have lived temperately, eating little animal food, and that ... as a condiment for the vegetables, which constitute my principal diet." His 1,000-foot-long kitchen garden terrace was an experimental laboratory where he cultivated...
Thomas Jefferson's World Trailer 20-second Clip from A Passion for Ordered Knowledge animation in the 'To Try All Things' exhibition

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