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Letter, 1816 May 5, Monticello, [Albemarle County, Virginia] to [William Short], n.p.

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dc.contributor.author Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-10-12T18:50:15Z
dc.date.available 2011-10-12T18:50:15Z
dc.date.issued 1816-05-05 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Thomas Jefferson Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15374
dc.description.abstract Jefferson is pleased that Short has seen his granddaughter Ellen, who is "of a good heart, good temper, a sound head"; volume of correspondence keeps him "chained to his writing table" for long periods of time each day and leaves him unable to write his memoirs; he will not consider running for public office again, choosing to "leave...to those who are to come after me the pursuit of what is right." en_US
dc.description.sponsorship College of William and Mary. Swem Library. Jefferson Project
dc.description.sponsorship Papers of Thomas Jefferson (Princeton University)
dc.description.sponsorship The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation
dc.language.iso eng
dc.subject Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence en_US
dc.subject Randolph family en_US
dc.title Letter, 1816 May 5, Monticello, [Albemarle County, Virginia] to [William Short], n.p. en_US
dc.type text en_US
dc.type.genre Letters (correspondence) en_US
dc.identifier.collectionId Mss. 39.1 J35
dcterms.isPartOf Thomas Jefferson Papers

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