Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Samuel Brown

experience of every loss which can rend the human heart has taught me that time and occupation are the only medicines for grief.

RC (ViU: TJP); torn at creases; addressed: “Doctr Samuel Brown Natchez”; franked; postmarked Charlottesville, 29 Apr. PoC (DLC); endorsed by TJ. Published in PTJRS, 7:325–6.
Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
Samuel Brown
Date Range
Date
April 28, 1814
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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