Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Angelica Schuyler Church

I am then to be liberated from the hated occupations of politics, & to sink into the bosom of my family, my farm & my books. I have my house to build, my feilds to farm, and to watch for the happiness of those who labor for mine.

PrC (DLC). Published in PTJ, 27:449–50.
Recipient
Angelica Schuyler Church
Date Range
Date
November 27, 1793
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
Repository
Peter B. Olney, Old Saybrook, Connecticut, 1950
Quote Category