Extract from Margaret Bayard Smith's Account of a Visit to Monticello, [29 July–2 Aug. 1809] [Quote]

He afterwards took us to the drawing room, in the dome 26 or 7 feet diameter—It is a noble & beautiful apartment—perfectly round with 8 circular windows & a sky-light—It was not furnished, & being in the attic story, is not used.—which I thought a great pity, as it might be made the...


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