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Jefferson's Daily Letter Writing

Jefferson complained that "drudging at the writing table" kept him from more enjoyable pursuits, yet he wrote almost 19,000 letters and kept a copy of virtually all the letters he received and sent

Documenting Jefferson's Documents

The Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Retirement Series are the definitive edition of thousands of Jefferson's writings that chronical his pursuits and interests after retiring from public service.
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The correspondence of Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Smith Barton