Extract from Thomas Jefferson to John Barnes

the total change of occupation from the house & writing table to constant emploiment in the garden & farm has added wonderfully to my happiness. it is seldom & with great reluctance I ever take up a pen. I read some, but not much.

PoC (DLC). Published in PTRJS, 1:166.
Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
John Barnes
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Date
April 27, 1809
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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