Extract from Margaret Bayard Smith’s Account of a Visit to Monticello
|Montecello—August 1st [29 July–2 Aug.] 1809.|
When we descended to the Hall, he asked us to pass into the library, or as I called it his sanctum sanctorrum, where any other foot than his own seldom intrudes.
MS (DLC: Margaret Bayard Smith Papers: Diary 1809–28). Published in PTRJS, 1:389–90.