18 June 1799

Jefferson expresses his opinions on education and the improvability of the human mind in this letter to a young student who asked his advice on a proper course of study.

[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.

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