Extract from Jefferson at Monticello: The Private Life of Thomas Jefferson

I have rode over the plantation, I reckon, a thousand times with Mr. Jefferson, and when he was not talking he was nearly always humming some tune, or singing in a low tone to himself.

Published in Hamilton W. Pierson, ed., Private Life of Thomas Jefferson (1862). Published in James A. Bear, ed., Jefferson at Monticello (1967), 83.
Author
Edmund Bacon
Hamilton W. Pierson
Date Range
Date
January 1, 1862 to December 31, 1862
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson