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This month's Magazine Antiques features an article by Cybèle Gontar on Campeachy (Campeche) chairs - the article is heavy on the TJ content. Campeachy chairs , for those who may be unfamiliar with them, are curious low-slung neo-something pieces of furniture, of which Jefferson was inordinately fond and owned several. Sitting in one shifts your center of gravity in such a way that they are right tricky to get out of.More >>
Dear American Heritage Dictionary , 4th edition (2009): Hello! How are you? Ahem. It has recently...More >>
Guesty commentary Financial crises are nothing new in American history. The Panic of 1819 was the...More >>
Unfortunately it's been a bizarre week for us here (hence the dearth of blog entries), but I did...More >>
What make of car would Jefferson drive? What make of car would Jefferson drive? (use "Other" to...More >>
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Reference question: For whom is Carolina Ramsay Randolph (Thomas Jefferson's great-granddaughter,...More >>
Invocations and indictments of Jefferson often appear in unlikely places. But in relation to a...More >>
I was unaware of this, but it seems that our beloved local apple, the Albemarle Pippin , is in fact...More >>
Some weeks ago a book was returned to us, and its back cover caught my eye. As it happens, the book...More >>
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Citing President Jefferson's historic battle against the Barbary pirates, Chuck Norris calls for...More >>
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