Extract from Thomas Jefferson to John Brown of Frankfort, Kentucky

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.

PrC (DLC). Published in PTJ, 29:345–6.
Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
John Brown
Date Range
Date
April 5, 1797
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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