Jan 7, 2015

Boston to open 'oldest' U.S. time capsule, from 1795

It dates back to 1795 and has been dubbed the oldest time capsule in America. On Thursday, a museum in Boston will open the relic, believed to contain coins and papers. The Museum of Fine Arts will open the time capsule at a press ...

Historian seeks to have Jefferson speak for himself

Apr 1, 2013

Historian seeks to have Jefferson speak for himself

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Thomas Jefferson died 186 years ago. But J. Jefferson Looney still wants the nation’s third president to speak for himself. The Monticello historian has spent more than a quarter-century deciphering, annotating and publishing thousands of Jefferson’s letters precisely as they were written, including eccentric ...