Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Martha Jefferson Randolph

I envy those who stay at home, enjoying the society of their friendly neighbors, blessed with their firesides, and employed in doing something every day which looks usefully to futurity.

RC (NNPM). Published in PTJ, 29:596.
Author
Thomas Jefferson
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Date
December 27, 1797
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Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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