Extract from Thomas Jefferson’s Drawings and Notes for an Unidentified House

a very coarse & uninformed carpenter is making mine, who never heard of a dome before. it is the only way of framing a dome so as to give it’s hollow to the height of the room.

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Thomas Jefferson
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January 1, 1800 to December 31, 1800
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