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The Private Jefferson

Exhibition now on view 29 January—20 May 2016.

Explore Jefferson’s complex personality and political views through select correspondence and writings including the Declaration of Independence, records of farming at Monticello, and his architectural drawings.

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Thomas Jefferson Papers

Digital images made thanks to Save America's Treasures federal grant program.

Additional content funded by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the Richard Saltonstall Charitable Foundation.

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