Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Charles Holt

I am now at that period of life when tranquility, and a retirement from the passions which disturb it, constitute the summum bonum.

RC (ViU: TJP). PoC (DLC). Published in PTRJS, 3:227.
1Manuscript: “Montiello.”
Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
Charles Holt
Date Range
Date
November 23, 1810
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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