Volume 42

16 November 1803 to 10 March 1804

Volume Details

Selected Documents
26 December 1803

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

26 January 1804

Following a discussion with Aaron Burr about their political relationship, Jefferson makes a detailed record for his files.

3 March 1804

Jefferson informs Gerry that he will seek a second term as president to help consolidate his party's gains and resist the "unbounded calumnies" of diehard Federalists.