Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Lucy Ludwell Paradise

I am much indebted to you for your attention to my commission about the books, and am well pleased that those which went above the prices I noted, were not purchased. sensible that I labour grievously under the malady of Bibliomanie, I submit to the rule of buying only at reasonable prices, as to a regimen necessary in that disease.

PrC (DLC).
Author
Recipient
Lucy Ludwell Paradise
Date Range
Date
June 1, 1789
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson