Tag: Thomas Jefferson

Thanks, Tom

We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. American lawyer, politician, third President of the United States, and Virginian, Thomas Jefferson, was born on this day in 1743. …

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Springtime in Virginia

“On the whole I find nothing any where else in point of climate which Virginia need envy to any part of the world . . . . Spring and autumn, which make a paradise of our country, are rigorous winter with them [New Englanders] . . . . When we consider how much climate contributes …

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