Extract from Augustus John Foster’s Notes on the United States of America

He was a fine young lad, and, according to what I was told was a general custom in Virginia among boys, he walked into the drawing room, without shoes or stockings, tho’ very neatly dressed in other respects.

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Augustus John Foster
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August 1, 1807 to August 31, 1807
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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