Extract from Ellen W. Randolph Coolidge to Henry S. Randall

Our grandfather seemed to read our hearts, to see our invisible wishes, to be our good genius, to wave the fairy wand, to brighten our young lives by his goodness and his gifts.

Tr in Letterbook (ViU: Ellen W. Randolph Coolidge Correspondence). Published in Henry S. Randall, Life of Thomas Jefferson (New York, 1858), 3:346–49.
Ellen W. Randolph Coolidge
Henry S. Randall
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January 1, 1856 to December 31, 1858
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