At 01:26 PM 11/14/2003, you wrote:
They spent years angry with one another for the political rivalry they
had, refusing to speak to each other. Then in their elder years, they
began writing to one another. They forgave each other and became close
pen pals. Interesting that John Adams' last words were: "Thomas
Jefferson still lives", yet Jefferson had passed away a few hours before
IIRC.

Gary

Thomas Jefferson, in his handwritten instructions for his own tombstone, stated that he wanted to be remembered for three things--Author of the Declaration of Independence, Author of the Statute of Virginia for religious freedom, and Father of the University of Virginia.


http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/jefferson/j_ba.html


-- Steven Montgomery [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Senior Editor, The Constitutional Broadside Newsletter
http://www.thecbn.net

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