The Van Der Kemp Collection: A Bundle Of Thomas Jefferson's Letters
by Matthew A. Misbach (Goodreads Author)
Letters of correspondence from one of the most trusted friends of Thomas Jefferson. Some of the letters contained in this book can't be found any other place. Excerpt about Mr. Van der Kemp: "In a secluded, unassuming village, I have discovered the most learned man in America, cultivating, like our first parent, his beautiful and spacious garden with his own hands cultivat...more
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Excellent primary material from Jefferson and some of his correspondents (primarily Van der Kemp, but there is some other indirect correspondence). Short, but very much worth reading if you're into history and/or Jefferson in particular. In particular, this collection gives some relatively rarely sourced insights into his thoughts on religion.