|Birth Date:||Wed, Apr 10, 1743|
|Birth Place:||Shadwell, Virginia|
|Death Date:||Sat, Jul 01, 1826|
|Death Place:||Monticello, Virginia|
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In his retirement, Jefferson corresponded with the French writer Antoine Louis Claude Destutt de Tracy, edited his Treatise on Political Economy, and translated his Commentary and Review of Montesquieu’s Spirit of Laws into English. The latter work was published in the US before it was published in France in its original language.
secondary bibliography references
Annette Gordon Reed, Peter S. Onuf, “Most Blessed of the Patriarchs”: Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination, New York, 2016.
Armin Mattes, Citizens of a Common Intellectual Homeland. The Transatlantic Origins of American Democracy and Nationhood, Charlottesville, 2015.
- Ariane Fichtl