Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Alexander Donald

I, like other people, am so much the dupe of the fondness for the natale solum as to believe seriously there is no quarter of the globe so desireable as America, no state in america so desireable as Virginia, no county in Virginia equal to Albemarle & no spot in Albemarle to compare to Monticello.

PrC (MHi). Published in PTJ, 28:366–8.
Recipient
Alexander Donald
Date Range
Date
May 30, 1795
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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