Family and Friends

1 March 1801

A long-time friend freely communicates her sentiments, offers her opinions on John Adams, and congratulates Jefferson on his election as president.

[before 24 February 1803]

Jefferson's granddaughter accepts his invitation to become a correspondent, requests he send a French dictionary, and updates him on the schooling of her siblings.

26 February 1803

Jefferson responds to his granddaughter's request for a French dictionary and his grandson's wish for a book of geography.

26 December 1803

Jefferson touches on a variety of topics when his younger daughter is expecting her third child.

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