Extract from John Adams to Thomas Jefferson

Your stationary bill alone for paper, Quills, Ink, Wafers, Wax, sand and sound, must have amounted to enough to maintain a small family.

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