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March 28, 2007
The latest issue of Colonial Williamsburg (vol. XXIX no. 2, Spring 2007) has a few articles of particular interest to Jeffersonists: " Jefferson's Tardy Constitution ," by Jack Lynch (the online version includes the "Jefferson's Constitution Zoomable Slideshow," which requires Flash)More >>
March 5, 2007
The latest issue of the Journal of the Early Republic (27 no. 1, Spring 2007) is a feast for the Jefferson aficionado, including: "Beyond the Wall: Reinterpreting Jefferson's Danbury Address," by Johann N. Neem Richard Alan Ryerson reviews Adams vs. Jefferson: The Tumultuous Election of 1800 by John FerlingMore >>
February 20, 2007
The Internet, it seems, is a breeding ground for spurious Jefferson quotations. I suppose I shouldn't complain about this, since I secretly (okay, it's not a secret now) enjoy hunting the wily Jefferson Quotation. Most of the time they turn out not to be Jefferson quotations at all. I will ruminate on that at some future point, but for now I want to highlight an interesting case in point.More >>