Volume 35

1 August to 30 November 1801

Volume Details

Selected Documents
26 August 1801

Jefferson comments on the "dreadful operation" he must perform in finding offices for members of his party who feel that they had been denied jobs and influence in previous administrations.

[after 7 October 1801]

The Danbury Baptists congratulate the new president and express their belief in religious liberty as a matter between God and individuals.

6 November 1801

Jefferson sends his cabinet members his thoughts on "the mode & degrees of communication" by which the business of government should be conducted, taking as his model the administrative example of George Washington.