Extract from Thomas Jefferson to John Trumbull

I will put off till my return from America all of them except Bacon, Locke and Newton, whose pictures I will trouble you to have copied for me: and as I consider them as the three greatest men that have ever lived.

PrC (DLC). Published in PTJ, 14:561.
Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
John Trumbull
Date Range
Date
February 15, 1789
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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