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When I get paid, you will get paid — Thomas Jefferson Leadership

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP Messrs. Gibson & Jefferson having had my tobacco in their hands for sale a considerable time, I have been in the constant...

He left his wife and may marry again w/o a divorce.

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP … with respect to Dr. Sibley … I observe two specific charges: 1. that he left his wife but it does not...

Your Thick Skin Just Got Thicker – Thomas Jefferson Leadership

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP if we suffer ourselves to be frightened from our post by mere lying, surely the enemy will use that weapon: for what...

No Drunks Allowed! – Thomas Jefferson Leadership

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP … I have since learnt with great pain & from an authority not to be doubted that mr Duffield has contracted a...

Hands Off God, Again – Part 6

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP In matters of Religion, I have considered that its free exercise is placed by the constitution independant of the powers of the...

Will Slavery End by Justice or Violence – Thomas Jefferson Leadership

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP the value of the slave is every day lessening; his burthen on his master dayly increasing. interest is therefore preparing the disposition...

There will be no early end to slavery (Part 1 of 2) – Thomas...

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I have long since given up the expectation of any early provision for the extinguishment of slavery among us. there are many...

Give It To Me Straight! – Thomas Jefferson Leadership

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP Your letter of the 11th. was recieved and gave me the first intimation of your illness. it has filled me with anxiety...

I would prefer to, but duty dictates I must not – Thomas Jefferson

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP were I to yield to my own feelings … … so many respectable persons as have signed the petition, my path...

Let Us Be Smart About This (5 of 7) – Jefferson’s Plans for University...

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP buildings. the greatest danger will be their over-building themselves, by attempting a large house in the beginning, sufficient to contain the whole...

Let Us Get Down to Specifics (4 of 7)

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP The charter being granted & the Visitors named, these become then the Agents as to every thing else. their first objects will...

Duh! First Things First! (3 of 7)

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP The first step in this business will be for the legislature to pass an act of establishment, equivalent to a charter....

I am happy to start with just half a loaf (2 of 7)

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP this requires two grades of education. first some institution where science in all it’s branches is taught, and in the highest...

Finally! Our liberty will be (partially) secured! (1 of 7)

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP Your favor of December came to my hands till last night. it’s importance induces me to hasten the answer. no one...

I have been where you are …. Go. (Part 1 of 2)

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I recieved last night your letter of the 26th. proposing to resign your office, and I recieved it with real affliction. it...

“Hamilton”? Shmamilton!

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP This mini-rant is my tribute to Mr. Jefferson on his favorite day, July 4. Of all the piling on Thomas Jefferson has endured...

Not Enough Paper to Write to His Wife!

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I have the pleasure to inform you that mr Briggs & his companion were in good health at Colo. Hawkins establishment near...

Immigrants should be treated … how?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP they will find a disposition in the great majority here to do whatever circumstances will admit for our new fellow citizens, to...

Business decisions are easy. Personnel ones are not. (OR: HR sucks. Part 5 of...

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP the transaction of the great interests of our country costs us little trouble or difficulty. there the line is plain to men...

I make one friend & 10 enemies at the same time. (OR: HR sucks....

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP … you hundreds to nominate, instead of one, be assured they would not compose for you a bed of roses....