Title page from The Works, vol. 10 (Correspondence and Papers 1803-1807)

Part of: The Works of Thomas Jefferson, 12 vols. The Works, vol. 10 (Correspondence and Papers 1803-1807)

Volume 10 of the “Federal Edition” of Jefferson’s works in 12 volumes edited by Paul Leicester Ford in 1904-05. This volume contains the correspondence and papers from 1803-1807.

Key Quotes


At home, fellow citizens, you best know whether we have done well or ill. The suppression of unnecessary offices, of useless establishments and expenses, enabled us to discontinue our internal taxes. These covering our land with officers, and opening our doors to their intrusions, had already begun…