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You do not know what you are talking about.

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP In social circles all are equal, whether in, or out, of office, foreign or domestic; & the same equality exists among ladies...

We are all equal here. Fooey on them!

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP On Friday Congress give a dinner on the acquisition of Louisiana. they determine to invite no foreign ministers, to avoid questions of...

No thanks, but thanks.

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP The information first recieved as to the bed of Sulphur at Genesee was certainly such as to interest the government and make...

How do you keep track of all that stuff?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP … If Sir you can … lay your Hands on that Letter (I am told, you have for many years been in the practice...

Death. Diversion. Duty

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I have heard of your misfortune and lament it, but will say nothing, ha learnt from experience that time, silence, & occupation...

Ooops! We cannot do this unless …

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP Amendment to the Constitution to be added to Art. IV. section III. The Province of Louisiana is incorporated with the US. and...

Are You Liberal? Why or Why Not?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I am in all cases for liberal conduct towards other nations, believing that the practice of the same friendly feelings &...

There is another way to go about this …

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I have recieved your petition praying for the discharge of your son Jehiel Goff from military service on the ground of his...

‘Haters Gonna Hate’ *

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I find our opposition is very willing to pluck feathers from Munroe , although not fond of sticking them into Livingston’s coat....

What in the world does plenipotentiary mean?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP Thomas Jefferson, President of the United States of America, Greeting:      To Reposing especial Trust and Confidence in Your Integrity, Prudence and Ability I have appointed...

Your Religion in NONE of My Business! – Part 4 of 4

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP … I never will, by any word or act, bow to the shrine of intolerance, or admit a right of enquiry into...

Jesus Compared With Other Moral Authorities – Part 3 of 4

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP … their philosophy went chiefly to the government of our passions, so far as respected ourselves, & the procuring our own...

Do Not Belittle Others to Make Your Point—Part 2 of 4

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP … I must also add that tho’ I concur with the author in considering the moral precepts of Jesus, as more pure,...

Shall We Evangelize the Indians? — Part 1 of 4

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I now return the sermon you were so kind as to inclose me, having perused it with attention. the reprinting it by...

What in the world does plenipotentiary mean?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP Thomas Jefferson, President of the United States of America, Greeting:      To Reposing especial Trust and Confidence in Your Integrity, Prudence and Ability I have appointed...

This is your homework for the NEXT THREE YEARS.

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP … The object of your mission is to explore the Missouri river, & such principal stream of it, as, by it’s course...

It is not necessary to lay blame when a mistake is made.

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP It appears that on the 31st. Mar. 1800. a paiment of cents & half cents was made into the treasury, which raised...