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Jefferson's June 3, 1811 letter to his granddaughter Cornelia. Click to enlarge.
*/ During Thomas Jefferson's retirement years (1809-1826), most of the eleven surviving children of his daughter Martha spent the bulk of their time with him at Monticello. Jefferson oversaw and funded their education and took a lively interest in all of their activities. On the occasion of a visit...


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