Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Mann Page

besides the attention to my farms I am uncovering & repairing my house, which during my absence had gone much to decay. I make some alterations in it with a greater eye to convenience than I had when younger.

PrC (MHi); date based on entry in Jefferson’s Summary Journal of Letters. Published in PTJ, 29:100–1.
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May 16, 1796
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