Thomas Jefferson Randolph’s Extract from the Will of Thomas Jefferson

“I give to my friend James Madison of Montpellier my gold mounted walking staff of animal horn, as a token of the cordial and affectionate friendship which for now near half a century has united us in the same principles and pursuits of what we have deemed for the greatest good of our country”

MS (Montpelier Foundation. Given in honor of J. Linzee Coolidge, 2012); endorsed by Randolph: “Will of Th. Jefferson (extract).”
Date Range
July 8, 1826
Montpelier Foundation