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" HERE WAS BURIED THOMAS JEFFERSON AUTHOR OF THE DECLARATION OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE, OF THE STATUTE OF VIRGINIA FOR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM, AND FATHER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA: because by these, as testimonials that I have lived, I wish most to be remembered. "
Science - Page 26
1920
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Eminent Americans: Comprising Brief Biographies of Three Hundred and Thirty ...

1857 - 426 pages
...proprietor has removed It to his " Here lies hnrled. THOMAS JEFFERSON, Author of ihe Declaration of American Independence ; of the Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom ; and Father of the, University of Virginia." 124 THOMAS JEFFERSON. were blessed with a handsome estate, and that portion of it called...
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Chronology of North Carolina: Showing when the Most Remarkable Events ...

Daniel K. Bennett - 1858 - 156 pages
...of Independence. At his own request, the following words mark the last resting-place of Jefferson. " Here was buried THOMAS JEFFERSON", Author of the Declaration...religious freedom And Father of the University of Virginia." ISAAC SHELBY died July 18th. Gen. GEORGE GRAHAM died . . . March 29th. "SACRED to the Memory...
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Grand Civic and Military Demonstration in Honor of the Removal of the ...

Udolpho Wolfe - 1858 - 342 pages
...the following inscription: Here lies buried THOMAS JEFFERSON, Author of the Declaration of American Independence, Of the statute of Virginia for religious freedom, And father of the University of Virginia. The depredations of visitors necessitated the removal of this tablet from the monument to...
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The Life of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 3

Henry Stephens Randall - 1858 - 916 pages
...the following inscription : HERE WAS RURIED THOMAS JEFFERSON, AUT HOS OÏ THE DECLARATION OP AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE, OF THE STATUTE OF VIRGINIA, FOR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM, AND FATHER OF THE UNIVERSITY The inscription for the base was : BORN Al-UIL 2D, 1743, 0. S. His wishes were carried out,' the blank...
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A History of the United States: For Families and Libraries

Benson John Lossing - 1859 - 674 pages
...upon his monument, written by himself, tells of the most important of his public labors: "Here lies buried THOMAS JEFFERSON, Author of the Declaration...religious freedom; and Father of the University of Virginia." He was governor of his own State, and a foreign minister. He lived until the fiftieth anniversary...
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The Life and Times of Thomas Jefferson

Samuel Mosheim Smucker - 1859 - 438 pages
...his papers, and designated by himself as designed for his tomb : HERE LIES BURIED THOMAS JEFFEKSOtf. AUTHOR OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE, OF THE...RELIGIOUS FREEDOM, AND FATHER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA. The character and merits of Mr. Jefferson have long been the subject of violent controversy....
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History of Independence Hall: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time ...

David W. Belisle - 1859 - 450 pages
...his monument to be a small granite obelisk, with this inscription : Here was buried THOMAS JEFFEKSON. Author of the Declaration of Independence ; Of the...Religious Freedom : And Father of the University of Virginia. Jefferson's manner was simple but dignified, and his conversational powers were of the rarest...
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Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at ..., Volume 6

American Philosophical Society - 1859 - 408 pages
...until * "Here lies buried Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of American Independence, and of the statute of Virginia for religious freedom, and father of the University of Virginia." Mr. Jeffersoris own inscription for his tomb. Tuckrr'a Life, 2d Vol. p. 497. Jiis declining...
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The Pictorial Field-book of the Revolution: Or, Illustrations, by ..., Volume 2

Benson John Lossing - 1860 - 794 pages
...the following inscription, which was found among Mr. Jefferson's papers after his death : " HERE LIES BURIED THOMAS JEFFERSON, AUTHOR OF THE DECLARATION...RELIGIOUS FREEDOM ; AND FATHER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA." 1 This was the forty-third regiment. The convoy also brought another regiment, and two battalions...
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The Pictorial Field-book of the Revolution: Or, Illustrations, by ..., Volume 2

Benson John Lossing - 1860 - 788 pages
...found among Mr. Jefferson's papers after his death : "HERE LIES BURIED THOMAS JEFFERSON, AUTHOR OF TUE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE ; OF THE STATUTE OF VIRGINIA...RELIGIOUS FREEDOM; AND FATHER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA." 1 This was the forty-third regiment. The convoy also brought another regiment, and two battalions...
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