Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Francis W. Gilmer
|Monticello June 7. 16.|
I wish you and he could concert your movements so as to meet here, and that you would make this your head quarters. it is a good central point from which to visit your connections; and you know our practice of placing our guests at their ease, by shewing them we are so ourselves, & that we follow our necessary vocations, instead of fatiguing them by hanging unremittingly on their shoulders.