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Blog Archive: March 2019

Read what the Thomas Jefferson Foundation as well as Monticello staff members have to say about Jefferson and Monticello.

Dr. Gary Sellick

While historians have been quick to highlight the national reasons for Jefferson’s vocal support for the admission of Missouri, the situation at Monticello that shaped his thinking has been largely overlooked. In September 1819, Jefferson had agreed to be guarantor of two $10,000 loans for his...MORE »


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