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The Thomas Jefferson Papers

contains more than 20,000 digitized images of various letters, memoranda, notes, and drafts of documents, books, papers, letters, and manuscripts of the third President, as well as correspondence, commonplace books, and financial account books. The online collection is being produced in installments. The first release deals with Mr. Jefferson's general correspondence, dating from 1621 through 1789, and documents relating to Virginia history, from 1606-1737. (Library of Congress)

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"Bigotry is the disease of ignorance, of morbid minds; enthusiasm of the free and buoyant. Education and free discussion are the antidotes of both."
Th. Jefferson, photomechanical print, created/published [between 1890 and 1940(?)]. Library of Congress.  This print is a reproduction of the 1805 Rembrandt Peale painting of Thomas Jefferson held by

Thomas Jefferson

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