Sadly, modern Americans seem to have done a better job preserving what Thomas Jefferson has left us in bricks and mortar than we have preserving his ideas. Tourists visiting Charlottesville, Virginia, can witness firsthand the ongoing efforts to preserve Jefferson's home at Monticello as well as his splendid little "Academical Village," the Lawn, which is still a vital center of student life at the University of Virginia. Further down the road, near Lynchburg, Virginia, preservationists
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Kercheval, July 12, 1816.
11. Jefferson to Wilson Cary Nicholas, September 7, 1803.
12. Paine to Jefferson, September 23, 1803.
13. Jefferson, First Annual Message, to Congress December 8, 1801.
14. Jefferson to Dr. Benjamin Rush, June 13, 1805.
15. Jefferson to Abigail Adams, September 11, 1804.
16. See Jefferson, First Annual Message to Congress (Draft), December 8, 1801.
17. Jefferson to Samuel Kercheval, July 12, 1816.
18. Jefferson to William Charles Jarvis, September 28, 1820.
19. Cf. Mayer, David, The Constitutional Thought of Thomas Jefferson, Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1994.
20. Jefferson to Joseph Cabell, February 2, 1816.
21. Jefferson to Roger C. Weightman, June 24, 1826.