Extract from Thomas Jefferson to John Brown of Frankfort, Kentucky
|Monticello April. 5. 97.|
in Paris particularly all the new & good houses are of a single story. that is of the height of 16. or 18. f. generally, & the whole of it given to the rooms of entertainment; but in the parts where there are bedrooms they have two [tier] of them of from 8. to 10. f. high each, with a small private staircase.