Extract from Thomas Jefferson to the Inhabitants of Albemarle County

the pomp, the turmoil, the bustle & splendour of office, have drawn but deeper sighs for the tranquil & irresponsible occupations of private life.

RC (Vi). PoC (DLC). Published in PTJRS, 1:103.
Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
Inhabitants of Albemarle County
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Date
April 3, 1809
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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