Portrait and biographical record of Lancaster County, PennsylvaniaContaining biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens ..together with biographies and portraits of all the presidents of the United States . w handin hand they departed. In their lives they hadbeen united in the same great cause of liberty,and in their deaths they were not divided. In person Mr. Jefferson was tall and thin, ratherabove six feet in height, but well formed; his eyeswere light, his hair, originally red, in after life be-came white and silverj, his complexion was fair,his forehead broad, and his

Portrait and biographical record of Lancaster County, PennsylvaniaContaining biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens ..together with biographies and portraits of all the presidents of the United States . w handin hand they departed. In their lives they hadbeen united in the same great cause of liberty,and in their deaths they were not divided. In person Mr. Jefferson was tall and thin, ratherabove six feet in height, but well formed; his eyeswere light, his hair, originally red, in after life be-came white and silverj, his complexion was fair,his forehead broad, and his Stock Photo
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Portrait and biographical record of Lancaster County, PennsylvaniaContaining biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens ..together with biographies and portraits of all the presidents of the United States . w handin hand they departed. In their lives they hadbeen united in the same great cause of liberty, and in their deaths they were not divided. In person Mr. Jefferson was tall and thin, ratherabove six feet in height, but well formed; his eyeswere light, his hair, originally red, in after life be-came white and silverj, his complexion was fair, his forehead broad, and his whole countenanceintelligent and thoughtful. He possessed greatfortitude of mind as well as personal courage, andhis command of temper was such that his oldestand most intimate friends never recollected tohave seen him in a passion. His manners, thoughdignified, were simple and unaffected, and hishospitality was so unbounded that all found athis house a ready welcome. In conversation hewas fluent, eloquent and enthusiastic, and hislanguage was remarkably pure and correct. Hewas a finished classical scholar, and in his writ-ings is discernible the care with which he formedhis style upon the best models of antiquity. ^W^. jf Cut-<^<-^ /oOC (S^i-^^^-i^ (/^ JAMES MADISON. (I AMES MADISON, Father of the Consti- I tutioii, and fourth President of the UnitedO States, was boni March i6, 1757, and diedat his home in Virginia June 28, 1836. Thename of James Madison is inseparably connectedwith most of the important events in that heroicperiod of our country- during which the founda-tions of this great repubhc were laid. He wasthe last of the founders of the Constitution of theUnited States to be called to his eternal reward. The Madison family were among the early emi-grants to the New World, landing upon the shoresof the Chesapeake but fifteen years after the settle-ment of Jamestown. The father of James Madisonwas an opulent planter, residing upon a verj- fineestate called Montpe

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