Extract from Thomas Jefferson to William Sampson

I am happy in this comfortable view of things, and have taken with contentedness the early and humble place in the procession which the master of the ceremony assigned to me. if I have walked straight, I have done my part; if awry, the train which follows will correct the line of march. to them I leave it

PoC (ViW: TC-JP); endorsed by TJ.
Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
William Sampson
Date Range
Date
August 2, 1819
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
Repository
Mrs. Livingston T. Dickason, Short Hills, N.J. (NjShortHillsDickason) , 1944
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