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uninc. city (1990 pop. 25,782), Fairfax co., N Va. It is a residential suburb of Washington, D.C.

Jefferson

Thomas. 1743--1826, US statesman: secretary of state (1790--93); third president (1801--09). He was the chief drafter of the Declaration of Independence (1776), the chief opponent of the centralizing policies of the Federalists under Hamilton, and effected the Louisiana Purchase (1803)
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Thomas Jefferson is certainly on the short list of the greatest of our Founding Fathers.
The charge is not new, however, going back to the days when Jefferson resided in the White House, when a man of questionable reputation, a known political enemy infamous for his vicious smear tactics, first leveled the accusation.
In Flight from Monticello: Thornas Jefferson at War, Michael Kranish, a Washington-based Boston Globe reporter, recounts the worst period of Jefferson's public life.
The redcoats burned Richmond, forcing the state government into exile, and then chased Jefferson and his family from home to home, most famously, from Monticello.
REFLECTING ON THOMAS JEFFERSON'S accession to the presidency in 1801, John Marshall expressed his concern to Alexander Hamilton that Jefferson would "embody himself with the house of representatives.
Hamilton, however, had served with Jefferson in George Washington's administration and possessed a perspective that most lacked.
"John Sini brings a wide view, a sharp focus and an unwavering commitment to the Jefferson's Ferry Board of Trustees," said Robert E.
Born in 1773, Hemings was the daughter of John Wayles, who was allegedly Jefferson's father-in-law.
Jefferson, notwithstanding some angry outbursts, was essentially conciliatory toward New Englanders.
Dining at Monticello: In Good Taste and Abundance (Distributed for the Thomas Jefferson Foundation) Edited by Damon Lee Fowler University of North Carolina Press May 2005, $35, ISBN 1-882-88625-9
South Setauket, NY, January 11, 2019 --(PR.com)-- Jefferson's Ferry Life Plan Retirement Community was recently recognized by the New York State Department of Labor for a trio of programs aimed at ensuring the safety of its employees.
WITHIN THE LAST THREE YEARS, THE old story that Thomas Jefferson fathered several children by his slave Sally Hemings--a claim that most Jefferson scholars had earlier considered so implausible that nearly all of them rejected it without a truly rigorous investigation--has gained new credibility and extensive national publicity.