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Aren't these wine glasses beautiful? My family drinks from reproductions of them at every holiday dinner.more »

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Lately I've been transcribing correspondence from 1823, which is full of references to the founding of the University of Virginia. Here's a quote from a letter I worked on this morning: I shall recieve, with high pleasure, your visit in the autumn. when the time approaches, we must...more »

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Dubbed "the Jezebel of the Old Dominion." When John Randolph of Roanoke wrote to her (through her husband Gouveneur Morris), "If he [her husband] be not both blind and deaf, he must sooner or later, unmask you, unless he too die of the 'cramp in his stomach' you understand me!"; she...more »

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