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Thomas Jefferson
Letters: Selections from the Private and Political Correspondence of Thomas Jefferson, Telling the Story of American Independence and the Founding of the American Government (194? edition)
Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson: His Words and Vision (1998 edition), Peter Pauper Press, Inc. - ISBN: 9780880880824
Thomas Jefferson
Letter to Charles Clay, 12 July 1817. Sometimes quoted as "When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred." See also:
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Memoir, correspondence, and miscellanies, from the papers of Thomas Jefferson (1830 edition)

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Born: April 13, 1743

Died: July 4, 1826 (aged 83)

Nationality: American

Occupation: President

Bio: Thomas Jefferson was an American Founding Father, the principal author of the Declaration of Independence and the third President of the United States. At the beginning of the American Revolution, he served in the Continental Congress, representing Virginia and then served as a wartime Governor of Virginia. Just after the war ended, from mid-1784 Jefferson served as a diplomat, stationed in Paris.

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