Sunday, February 20, 2011

Not much news today, folks. However, I thought this was a really interesting historic link - could the county's namesake, Norborne Berkley, Lord Botetourt, have planted the ideas for the Declaration of Independence in Thomas Jefferson's brain? - A.F.

Jefferson « Commentary Magazine
Through his charm, benevolence, and moderation, Botetourt had skillfully exploited these feelings since his arrival in Virginia the previous October, ...

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