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and Thomas Jefferson left London on 4 April on a tour of English gardens, country
houses, and historic sites. Their stops included Alexander Pope's gardens at Twickenham
and the landscaped estates of Woburn Farm, Caversham, Wotton, Stowe, The Leasowes,
Hagley Hall, and Blenheim Palace. They also visited Stratford-upon-Avon to view the
home and tomb of Shakespeare; Edgehill, site of the first great battle of the English
civil war; a Birmingham paper factory; and Oxford before returning to London on 10
April. See also JA, D&A
, and Jefferson, Papers
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2014.