Extracts from Thomas Jefferson to Mary Jefferson Bolling

The distance to which I am removed has given a new value to all I valued before in my own country, and the day of my return to it will be the happiest I expect to see in this life.

PrC (MHi). Published in PTJ, 11:612.
Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
Mary Jefferson Bolling
Date Range
Date
July 23, 1787
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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