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Architect-Designed Furniture in Eighteenth-Century Virginia: The Work of William Buckland and William Bernard Sears
by Luke Beckerdite. Originally published in American Furniture (Milwaukee, WI: Chipstone Foundation, 1994) 29-48. http://www.chipstone.org/publications/1994AF/index1994Beck.html

Charters of Freedom
An online exhibit presented by the National Archives and Records Administration about the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution of the United States, and the Bill of Rights.

George Mason's "Objections" and the Bill of Rights, by Robert A. Rutland. American Political Science Association and American Historical Association.
http://www.apsanet.org/CENnet/thisconstitution/rutland.cfm
This essay was from This Constitution: A Bicentennial Chronicle, Fall 1985, published by the American Political Science Association and American Historical Association. Prof. Rutland was the editor of The Papers of George Mason.

Forgotten Founder, by Stephan A. Schwartz. Originally published in the Smithsonian Magazine, May 2000, pp. 143-154.
http://stephanaschwartz.com/HTML/George%20Mason.html

"The Greatest American Who Was Never President," by John Silveira. Backwoods Home Magazine. Issue 60 (1999).
http://backwoodshome.com/articles/silveira60a.html

Historic American Buildings Survey, Library of Congress.
http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/r?ammem/hh:@field(DOCID+@lit(VA0433))
Includes a detailed architectural history, photographs and architectural drawings from a survey done in 1981.

Selected Works of R. Carter Pittman.
http://www.jtl.org/pittman/
R. Carter Pittman (1898-1972) was a lawyer and author of numerous essays on Constitutional law and history. Much of his writing and research focused on George Mason and the Bill of Rights.

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