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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.6 (search)
party, for the control of the State, led by Jefferson, Monroe and Madison, and opposed by Washingtminating in a war with the sister republic. Jefferson and his party were for yielding to the unjusntury on the bench of the Court of Appeals. Jefferson, in his Memoirs, says: Taken all in all, he statesman he is justly entitled to rank with Jefferson, Hamilton, Madison and their compeers. He wver seen on the face of Washington, Madison, Jefferson or Monroe. Madison was credited with possese. He had a great many jokes on his friend, Jefferson, which he told with great glee. He died in ion was always the occasion of grave alarm. Jefferson prophesied that slavery would be the rock upsed in safety. The next trouble, during Mr. Jefferson's term, was a threat by the New England StUniversal suffrage has proven, in spite of Mr. Jefferson, the idol of Democracy, a universal curse.t its own will. By the Democratic party Mr. Jefferson is considered the father of the doctrine o
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.7 (search)
Mrs. Jane Cook Davis. Of these was Ellen Mary, who never changed her name, and her early orphaned child and namesake, Mrs. Anderson, to-day recalls the delight of her life at the Poplars. It was with this sister, Polly, that the 5-year-old Jefferson first went to school, at a loghouse half a mile away. Two years later, when not 7 years old (in 1815) he was sent on a ride through virgin forests of nearly 900 miles, to attend the St. Thomas Academy at Washington County, Ky. In three years mafalque through the States of his late Confederacy. And, at last, a noble monument has been reared in the city of his burial; mainly by the efforts of that helpful and loyal band, the Daughters of the Confederacy. His immediate family. Jefferson and Varina Banks Howell Davis had six children; the eldest, Samuel Emory Davis, dying in Washington in 1854, when not 3 years old. The second was Margaret Howell Davis —named for her grandmother, and now Mrs. Joel A. Hayes, of Colorado Springs.
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.39 (search)
sts. Washington had been one of these magistrates, and before him Fairfax, baron of Cameron. Jefferson was one. William B. Giles and John Taylor, of Caroline, were added to the list after each had t the expense of Commonwealth, it is self, not Commonwealth, which is loved[ and served. Like Jefferson the sons of Virginia might bankrupt themselves in the service of their country, but they did nty of others. At the instance of the corrupt squadron (the idiom borrowed from the lexicon of Jefferson) to despoil the force (the common weal) confided by the whole and for the whole; the trust funefferson Banished slavery. The facts are these: Congress accepted this cession and directed Jefferson, of Virginia, Chase, of Maryland, and Howard, of Rhode Island, to prepare a form of government for this northwest territory. Their report, in the hand writing of Jefferson, contained a prohibition of slavery after the year 1800. On motion of Mr. Speight, of North Carolina, to strike out thi
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), New England forced slavery. (search)
n W. Daniel, in an address at the University of Virginia, quotes Mr. Hoar, late senator from Massachusetts as saying of Jefferson, he stands in human history as the foremost man of all whose influence has led men to govern themselves by spiritual laws. Of all emancipationists, Jefferson was by far the greatest. As early as 1778 he sought to begin the work of emancipation in his own Commonwealth. His words of sympathy for the slave are often quoted at the North. He was, however, an emancipa It could not be because of any wish to increase or prolong slavery that the Missouri compromise fell upon the ear of Jefferson like a fire bell in the night. They are taking advantage, he said, of the virtuous feeling of the people to effect a dign whose justice would be force. The sanguine labor of his life seemed lost at the close. Events seemed to say: Aha, Jefferson, we have thee on the hip at last. Realizing in his old age the triumph which had come to stay of nominal over real, he
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Constitution and the Constitution. (search)
s not one of profound slumber when danger is abroad, but of fearless onset on the foe against whatever odds. Surely there must have been as much environment for Jefferson. The hero is brave in his own environment, not in some other man's far-off environment. Whether girt by friend or foes, the flame that warms his heart burns onn the following terms: A was to have first wish, and whatever A received was to be doubled to B. A promptly wished for the loss of one eye. Are our slaves, wrote Jefferson to John Adams, to be presented with freedom and a dagger? The so-called freedom had been bestowed and the dagger had not been drawn. The real reason. D. Hstle; pulled down the castle to provide stones for the wall. In order to secure the black man's rights the white man's must be taken from him. Was the negro, as Jefferson surmised, simply a flail in the hands of enemies of a republic to accomplish results which otherwise were foiled? Was slavery the flail wherewith to beat down
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
, Manuscripts of, 372 Confederate Money Depreciation of, 31 Confederate Presidency Offered A. H. Stephens, 141 Confederate Supreme Court Urged by W. L. Yancey 209 Conn, W. A., 223. Conrad Boys in Confederate Service, 224 Cooke, J. Churchill, 214 Coolness of Confederate Soldier, Instance of, 194 Continental Money, Depreciation, 31 Corsairs in the War of 1812 Federal, 186 Crater, Battle of the, 128, 151 Gallantry of Alabama Brigade at, 173 Cumming, J. D., 266 Davis Jefferson, Elected President of the Confederacy, 145 His Intimates at West Point 81 Never Saw Report of Chandler on Andersonville 8,17 In Private and Public Life, 74 His Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 84 Davis, V. Jefferson, 158 Delaware, Escape from Fort, 271 De Leon, T. C. 74 Dinkins, Capt., James, 180 Dixie, How it Came to be Written, 369 Donelson, Capture of Fort, 271 Ellyson, Lieut.-Gov. J Taylor 160 Emancipation in the United States in 1861, 328 Embargo A