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Thomas Jefferson Requests a Sampling of Cider Apples of many varieties were cultivated in Jefferson’s Virginia. The fruit was used to make pies, preserves, and other foodstuffs, of course, but in Jefferson’s time apples were especially valued for the making of cider. Like many of his neighbors,...
About the Retirement Series The project is creating the definitive edition of Thomas Jefferson's letters and papers for the period from 1809 to 1826. More information about its history, objectives, techniques, and structure follows. Featured Letters A changing gallery of documents illustrating the...
The cumulative index is the most up-to-date version, providing references to specific pages in the published volumes and superseding the indexes in the printed volumes. The abbreviation "TJ" stands for Thomas Jefferson. Copies of the published volumes are available at a library near you , or may be...

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