Requests for Information Related to Thomas Jefferson


>hi. i am looking for jefferson's quotes which appear on the interior walls
>his memorial in washington d.c. if you could be of any help by referring
me to
>the texts from which these quotes are derived i would appreciate it very

The National Parks Service, which maintains the Jefferson Memorial in
Washington, D.C., has a website that includes all the writings that are on
the wall of the Jefferson Memorial and their sources.  The URL is:

The quotations are listed at:

Best wishes,

Eyler Coates

> I was wondering if you happen to know what is inscribed around the top of the > rotunda on the inside of the Jefferson memorial. If so, I would be very > grateful if you would e-mail the info to me. The inscription around the top of the rotunda is the immortal Jefferson quote, "I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man."


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