Extract from Thomas Jefferson to John Adams
|Monticello Aug. 1. 16.|
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past. so good night! I will dream on, always fancying that mrs Adams and yourself are by my side marking the progress and the obliquities of ages and countries.
RC (MHi). Published in PTJRS, 10:284–6.
August 1, 1816