Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Thomas Mann Randolph (1741–1793)
|New York July 25 1790|
I have always believed it better to be settled on a small farm, just sufficient to furnish the table, and to leave one’s principal plantations free to pursue the single object of cropping without interruption.
PrC (DLC). Published in PTJ, 17:274–6.
July 25, 1790