Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Jeremiah A. Goodman

there is nothing I desire so much as that all the young people in the estate should intermarry with one another and stay at home. they are worth a great deal more in that case than when they have husbands and wives abroad.

RC (NNGL, on deposit NHi). Published in PTJRS, 8:814–16.
Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
Jeremiah A. Goodman
Date Range
Date
January 6, 1815
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
Repository
NNGL
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