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Charles: Like TJ's orrery, you are one of our treasures. Your new orrery,camera obscura, ladder and model wine dumbwaiter all help to bring Monticello & Thomas Jefferson to exciting, more interesting life for visitors and staff.Bravo!more »

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Thomas Jefferson & John Marshall playing 8-ball for beers(low alcohol near beer of course)in the Dome Room conjures up quite an image. But, alas, the facts interfere, again, so perhaps we should avoid all references to "Monticello Skinny."more »

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“Return with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear” when TJ was buying Louisiana, preparing Lewis to write intelligently about the eventual expedition west would find and ignoring the $2500 cap placed by Congress on the purchase price. See Robert Livingston, (who?) and James Monroe spend...more »

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