Strictures upon the Declaration of the Congress at Philadelphia in a Letter to a Noble Lord, &c.

The Last time I had the honour of being in your Lordships company, you observed…

Instructions from the Town of Malden, Massachusetts, for a Declaration of Independence

At a legal meeting of the inhabitants of the town of Malden, (Mass.), May 27,…

Constitution of Virginia

Bill of Rights; June 12, 1776 A declaration of rights made by the representatives of…

Speech on the 150th Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania We meet to celebrate the birthday of America. The coming of a new…

Letter to Roger C. Weightman

[This is an abridged version of the document.]   Monticello RESPECTED SIR, — The kind…

Rough Draft of the Declaration of Independence

The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, edited by H. A. Washington (New York: John C. Riker,…

Letter to Henry Lee

[This is an abridged version of the document.] [W]ith respect to our rights, and the…

Declaration of Independence

IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America,…