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Thomas Jefferson: selections from his writings edited, with an introduction

Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson: selections from his writings edited, with an introduction

by Thomas Jefferson

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Published by International publishers in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Philip S. Foner ...
ContributionsFoner, Philip Sheldon, 1910- ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE302 .J6
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p.
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6451505M
LC Control Number43007345
OCLC/WorldCa1883153

Early history of the University of Virginia: as contained in the letters of Thomas Jefferson and Joseph C. Cabell, hitherto unpublished; with an appendix, consisting of Mr. Jefferson's bill for a complete system of education and other illustrative documents; and an introduction, comprising a brief historical sketch of the university, and a biographical notice of Joseph C. Cabell. Thomas Jefferson is surely among the most original, complex, and important of American political thinkers. He wrote the Declaration of Independence, served two terms as President, founded the Library of Congress and the University of Virginia, and was also an architect, inventor, scientist, and – amongst his many other complexities – a slave-owner who advocated the abolition of slavery.

Thomas Jefferson (Ap – July 4, ) was an American statesman, diplomat, lawyer, architect, philosopher, and Founding Father who served as the third president of the United States from to He had previously served as the second vice president of the United States between and The principal author of the Declaration of Independence, Jefferson was a proponent. The most comprehensive one-volume selection of Jefferson ever published. Contains the "Autobiography," "Notes on the State of Virginia," public and private papers, including the original and revised drafts of the Declaration of Independence, addresses, and letters.

Thomas Jefferson's involvement with and support of education is best known through his founding of the University of Virginia, which he established in as a secular institution after he left the presidency of the United son believed that libraries and books were so integral to individual and institutional education that he designed the university around its library.   Life of Thomas Jefferson with selections from the most valuable portions of his voluminous and unrivalled private correspondence. By B. L. Rayner. by B. L. Rayner. Published by Lilly, Wait, Colman, & Holden in Boston.


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Contains the "Autobiography," "Notes on the State of Virginia," public and private papers, including the original and 3/5(2). As he worked, Thomas Jefferson pasted his selections—each in a variety of ancient and modern languages that reflected his vast learning—into the book in neat columns.

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He wrote Jefferson and the New Nation, a biography of the president, among other books, and edited the Library of America edition of Jefferson’s collected writings. Below are listed the quotations shown on the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Some of the quotations appear in edited form on the memorial, so when appropriate, we have also included the passages from which the selections were taken, with the quoted excerpts in bold.

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This American classic is the only full-length book written and published by Thomas Jefferson during his lifetime. Written init was begun by Jefferson as a commentary on the resources and institutions of his home state, but the work's lasting value lies in its delineation of Jefferson's major philosophical, political, scientific, and.

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A prolific writer, Jefferson l letters, Notes on the State of Virginia, an. In the same year, his grandson, Thomas Jefferson Randolph, as his literary executor, edited a four-volume edition of his writings and correspondence, including his autobiography, a small portion of his private correspondence, a part of his Anas, and a few miscellaneous papers; which.

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The writings of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson,Issued under the auspices of the Thomas Jefferson memorial association of the United States edition, - Library ed., containing his Autobiography, Notes on Virginia, parliamentary manual, official papers, messages and addresses, and other writings, official and private, now collected and published in their entirety for the.

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This Library of America series edition is printed on acid-free paper and features Smyth-sewn binding, a full cloth cover, and a ribbon marker. 1. Life and Writings Thomas Jefferson was a born at Shadwell, Virginia, on Ap His father, Peter Jefferson (–), was a farmer and surveyor, and did much, from his own initiative and hard work, to improve himself through reading and communal involvement.

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His thoughts on the subject, never developed in any formal work, are said to be unsystematic—a judgment reinforced by his shift from Stoicism (intentions are critical) to Utilitarianism (consequences are critical) later in life.The Quotable Jefferson is the first book to put Jefferson’s words in context with a substantial introduction, a chronology of Jefferson’s life, the source of each quotation, an appendix identifying Jefferson’s correspondents, and a comprehensive index.