Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Caspar Wistar

the truth is that I have been drawn by the history of the times from Physical & mathematical sciences, which were my passion, to those of politics & government towards which I had naturally no inclination.

PoC (DLC). Published in PTJRS, 11:426–7.
Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
Caspar Wistar
Date Range
Date
June 10, 1817
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson