Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Maria Jefferson Eppes

the circle of our nearest connections is the only one in which a faithful and lasting affection can be found, one which will adhere to us under all changes & chances. it is therefore the only soil on which it is worthwhile to bestow much culture.

RC (ViU). Published in PTJ, 30:607.
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January 1, 1799
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Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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