Posted by: James Atticus Bowden | May 21, 2009

How Virginia Got Its Constitution

Mr. Jefferson said, “the first of the nations of the earth which assembled its wise men peaceably together to form a fundamental consititution, to commit it to writing, and place it among the archives, where everyone should be free to appeal to its text.”

Thomas Jefferson to Major John Cartwright, 5 June 1824.



  1. a valuable quotation, JAB. thank you.

  2. One point is semper inter pares, NoVa.

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