Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Abigail Adams

I am never happier than when I am performing good offices for good people; and the most friendly office one can perform is to make worthy characters acquainted with one another.

PrC (DLC); undated; at foot of text: “Mrs Adams.” Published in PTJ, 10:557.
Abigail Adams
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November 1, 1786 to November 30, 1786
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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