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Don’t pick them all. Only a select few, instead. – Thomas Jefferson Leadership

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP …  if you appoint all the members of the legislature to be members of the institution, it will gratify no particular member,...

Let’s start over, shall we? — Thomas Jefferson Leadership

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP My dearest Anne I do not know whether it is owing to your laziness or mine that our letters have been so long...

How much trash talk should I put up with? – Thomas Jefferson Leadership

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP the revival of antient slanders under pretext of new evidence, has induced Th:J. to do, what he never took the trouble of...

Can You Believe This Man’s Gall?!

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP the father asked from me a letter of introduction to you. I was the more surprised at this, as his federalism...

A public intro? No. A private one? Yes. Money? NO! NO! NO! – Thomas...

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I recieved last night your favor of the 11th. requesting letters of introduction to England & France for your son …  being...

I must think of myself as a robot. It helps, a little. — Thomas...

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP it is indeed far the most painful part of my duty, under which nothing could support me but the consideration that I...

Your clever device solves a BIG problem for me – Thomas Jefferson Leadership

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP Having determined never while in office to accept presents beyond a book or things of mere trifling value, I am sometimes placed...

Thomas Jefferson, in a nutshell

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I love industry & abhor severity. Source: Thomas Jefferson letter to John Strode, 5 June 1805 Patrick Lee’s Explanation These are two very good qualities...

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....