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Would honest Democrats and honest Republicans today agree?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP both of our political parties, at least the honest portion of them, agree conscientiously in the same object, the public good: but...

THIS is how you staff a new operation.

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP After waiting almost to the 12th. hour to get all the information I could respecting characters at N. Orleans, I have, on...

This is how you express a complaint to a friend.

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP The Champagne you were so kind as to send me the last year proved to be very good …and I should have...

Is this what we agreed to?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP We did not collect the sense of our brethren the other day by regular questions, but as far as I could understand...

Forgiven! Friends again? Part 4 of 4

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP if my respect for him did not permit me to ascribe the whole blame to the influence of others, it left something...

That really hurt! (But it was the only hurt.) Part 3 of 4

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I can say with truth that one act of mr Adams’s life …  and one only, ever gave me a moment’s personal...

Death has opened a door for me. Part 2 of 4

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP … am thankful for the occasion … of expressing my regret that circumstances should have arisen which have seemed to draw...

On the Death of Our Children …. Part 1 of 4

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP The affectionate sentiments … in your letter of May 20. towards my dear departed daughter, have awakened in me sensibilities natural to...

My daughter died

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP On the 17th. instant our hopes & fears here took their ultimate form. Source: Thomas Jefferson letter to James Madison, 23 April...

I have to serve again, and it is THEIR fault.

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I sincerely regret that the unbounded calumnies of the Federal party have obliged me to throw myself on the verdict of...

Politics really suck in 2019!

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP you now see the composition of our public bodies, and how essential system and plan are for conducting our affairs wisely with...

Family & health come first, before leadership

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP Having understood that you have been unwell, & that your family is still so, I have not asked your attendance here, lest...

I do like wine, but I cannot help you.

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I … confine my contributions of this kind to the state in which my property lies, & to the district in which...

The fake news possibilities are endless!

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I … learnt the death of Dr. Priestly … request that you will be so kind as to take measures to...

Thomas Jefferson had a copy machine?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I communicate to Congress, for their information, a report of the Surveyor of the public buildings at Washington, stating what has been...

How Much Do You Trust the Person?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP Th: Jefferson … returns him Govr. Mc.kean’s letter;  … was so little noted that neither the person, nor manner can now...

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...

What do we owe, & where does the money go?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP … Congress at some time of every session a Calendar of 1. the interest of the public debt paid in each...

It’s fake news, my friend. (But I won’t say so publicly.)

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP those especially who read the Gazette of the US. need to be set to rights, for in the long statement which appeared...

We agree on three essential principles!

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP The satisfaction which you express …  with the substitution of economy for taxation, & the progress and prospect exhibited of the discharge...

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...

Liars gotta lie. Ignore them. I do

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP the uniform tenor of a man’s life furnishes better evidence of what he has said or done on any particular occasion than...

THIS Is How We Will Shrink the Size of Government

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I return you the letter of mr Miller notifying the resignation of the Supervisor of Maryland, & I approve your proposition of...

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...

For those less fortunate than myself …

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I pray you to recieve & apply the within sum of one hundred dollars to the use of those among you afflicted...

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...