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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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The Cottage Cyclopedia of History and Biography: A Copious Dictionary of ...

Edward M. Pierce - 1867 - 1030 pages
...granite obelisk might be raised above his ashes, with this inscription: Here was buried THOMAS JEFFEHSON, Author of the Declaration of Independence, Of the...Religious Freedom, and Father of the University of Virginia. In January, 1772, he married Mrs. Martha Skelton, a young widow, the daughter of Mr. John...
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Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 35

Henry Mills Alden, Frederick Lewis Allen, Lee Foster Hartman, Thomas Bucklin Wells - 1867 - 836 pages
...Thomas Jefferson, author in his own words for his tomb "Author of the Declaration of American Independence ; of the Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom ; and Father of the University of Virginia.'1 Is not that a record ? How typical of the best purposes of the best men of the Republic...
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The Bible in the Public Schools.

John D. Minor - 1870 - 434 pages
...this epitaph, enumerating what he regarded as his three principal services to mankind : " Here lies buried THOMAS JEFFERSON, Author of the Declaration...Independence; Of the Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom 5 And father of the University of Virginia." Freedom of the State! freedom of the soul! freedom of...
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The Bible in the Public Schools: Arguments in the Case of John D. Minor Et ...

John D. Minor, Ohio. Superior Court (Cincinnati) - 1870 - 448 pages
...what he regarded as his three principal services to mankind : " Here lies buried THOMAS JEKFF.KSON, Author of the Declaration of Independence ; Of the Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom ; And rather of the University of Virginia." Freedom of the State ! freedom of the soul ! freedom of education...
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Scribners Monthly, Volume 5

1873 - 824 pages
...inscription reciting that he who sleeps below was " Author of the Declaration of Independence, and of the Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom, and Father of the University of Virginia." The University, which we presently see standing in the very center of a lovely region, is...
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Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 43

1871 - 968 pages
...epitaph which he wrote for himself it is one of the three things recorded. He describes himself as " Author of the Declaration of Independence, of the...Religious Freedom, and Father of the University of Virginia ;" directing that, save name and date of birth and death, there should be " not a word more"...
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Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 43

Henry Mills Alden, Frederick Lewis Allen, Lee Foster Hartman, Thomas Bucklin Wells - 1871 - 980 pages
...epitaph which he wrote for himself it is one of the three things recorded. He describes himself as " Author of the Declaration of Independence, of the...Religious Freedom, and Father of the University of Virginia ;" directing that, save name and date of birth and death, there should be " not a word more"...
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The Domestic Life of Thomas Jefferson

1871 - 452 pages
...inscription, and not a word more : HERE WAS BTJKIED 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. [It]...
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The Domestic Life of Thomas Jefferson

1871 - 450 pages
...inscription, and not a word more : HIRI WAS RCRISD THOMAS JEFFERSON, Author of the Declaration of American Independence, Of the Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom, And Father of the Unlvcr-iu of Virginia; because by these, as testimonials that I have lived, I wish most to be remembered....
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An Old Man's Thoughts about Many Things

George Long - 1872 - 404 pages
...President. This is all : " 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." When our great taxmaster dies, who is perhaps not yet born, we will bury him with regal...
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