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Since I set up my Google Alert, which allows me to track when new mentions of "Thomas Jefferson"...More >>
First off, apologies (again) for the lackadaisical nature of my blogging in the last few weeks. I...More >>
Guest commentary. What an effort, my dear Sir, of bigotry in Politics & Religion have we gone...More >>
<p><strong>Guest commentary</strong></p> <blockquote><em>I...More >>
In seeking to set a new tone for relations between the United States and the Muslim world,...More >>
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The Jefferson Library recently purchased The Great Decision: Jefferson, Adams, Marshall, and the...More >>
The 2008 issue of Furniture History: The Journal of the Furniture History Society is All John Soane...More >>
Increasingly I'm coming to believe that I'm totally wasting my time in assiduously searching all sorts of websites, databases and books to figure out whether or not Thomas Jefferson is the source of a given quote. Really (I tell myself), if it quacks like a duck, it's most likely a duck. Or, in my case, if it sounds like a Hallmark card or a self-help book, it's probably not from the pen of Thomas Jefferson. Just to entertain you, here are some of my favorite silly quotes that people have attributed to Jefferson:More >>
Here at the Jefferson Library we are great consumers of pie, leftover food, and quirky publishers'...More >>
Guesty commentary Economists have not-as a general rule-been kind to Jefferson or his financial...More >>

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