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Library Seeks to Save Jefferson’s Papersnew

In three years, Thomas Jefferson negotiated the Articles of Confederation, helped secure French aid for the Revolutionary War and deployed soldiers to fight Native Americans on Virginia’s western frontier. Now, the Library of Virginia is restoring all 2,500 of Jefferson’s executive papers, which date from 1779 to 1781, to ensure they survive as long as his legacy.
Style Weekly  |  Melissa Scott Sinclair  |  08-17-2011  |  History

New Hampshire Transplants Live Free -- or Die Tryingnew

They're digging up public squares. They're smoking pot and baring breasts. And they openly carry guns. New Hampshire residents are divided as to whether the Free State Project is a godsend or a nuisance.
Boston Phoenix  |  Chris Faraone  |  08-27-2009  |  Civil Liberties

Wishing Happy Birthday to Our Founding Foodienew

Reading John Hailman's 2006 book, Thomas Jefferson on Wine, I learned that we owe our third President for much more than a great university and a few important documents.
C-Ville Weekly  |  J. Tobias Beard  |  04-09-2008  |  Food+Drink

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