Extract from John Adams to Thomas Jefferson

Your number of 1267. letters in a year, does not surprise me; I have no list of mine, and I could not make one without a weeks research. and I do not believe I ever received one quarter part of your number. And I very much doubt whether I received in the same year one twelfth part; There are reasons enough for the difference.

RC (DLC); at foot of text: “President Jefferson.” FC (MHi: Adams Papers).
John Adams
Date Range
July 12, 1822
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson