JEFFERSON, THOMAS; PADOVER, SAUL K. (SELECTED & ARRANGED WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY).
Title A Jefferson Profile As Revealed In His Letters.
Book Condition Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition.
Edition First Edition (Unstated).
Publisher The John Day Company, New York: 1956.
Seller ID 67574X1
The 180 letters in this book represent, in the editor's opinion, the essence of Jefferson. They were selected from the vast mass of the Jefferson correspondence - which runs to an astonishing total of 18,000 letters - with a view to portraying his extraordinary personality. These letters make up, in sum, Jefferson's intellectual portrait, as painted by himself. Includes an Index.
(Key Words: Letters, Correspondence, Thomas Jefferson, Saul K. Padover, United States Presidents, George Washington, Slander, Martha Jefferson Randolph, Benjamin Rush, James Madison, Jews, Declaration of Independence, Napoleon Bonaparte, John Adams).