Extract from Thomas Jefferson to James Madison

but how is a taste in this beautiful art to be formed in our countrymen, unless we avail ourselves of every occasion when public buildings are to be erected, of presenting to them models for their study & imitation?

RC (DLC). Published in PTJ, 8:534–37.
Recipient
James Madison
Date Range
Date
September 20, 1785
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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