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Adams-Jefferson Letters - United by Love of Country

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Thomas Jefferson (from Virginia) and John Adams (from Massachusetts) were close colleagues, in 1776, when they collaborated on the Declaration of Independence.  Then ... they became estranged when their differing views caused them to essentially stop speaking to each other for more than a decade.

Later in life, both men once again resumed their mutual correspondence.  Despite their differing points of view, especially on politics, they were always united in love for their country.  Their correspondence - edited by Lester J. Cappon - makes for very interesting, primary-source reading.

Adams and Jefferson died, within hours of each other, on the 50th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.


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