Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Martha Jefferson Randolph

when I look to the ineffable pleasures of my family society, I become more & more disgusted with the jealousies, the hatred, & the rancorous & malignant passions of this scene, & lament my having ever again been drawn into public view.

RC (NNPM). PrC (MHi). Published in PTJ, 29:424.
Author
Thomas Jefferson
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Date
June 8, 1797
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Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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