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Blog Archive: July 2019

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


On April 16, 1807, Thomas Jefferson recorded in his Weather...MORE »

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Jefferson Today

On this day 195 years ago, 11 July 1824, Thomas Jefferson wrote to Richmond merchant Bernard Peyton asking him to procure 20 pounds of tin.  He explained that “We have been a year or two without the use of such of our kitchen utensils as, being of copper, need tinning.”...MORE »

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Food and drink, Thomas Jefferson


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