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Betts, Edwin Morris


The Family Letters of Thomas Jefferson
Edwin Morris Betts, ed.

Thomas Jefferson was a prolific letter writer; it has been estimated that he wrote and received as many as fifty thousand letters. The letters here are not limited strictly to family matters but deal with local events in Paris, Philadelphia, New York, Washington, and Albemarle County, Virginia, or... More


Thomas Jefferson's Flower Garden at Monticello, 3rd ed
Edwin Morris Betts and Hazelhurst Bolton Perkins. Revised and enlarged by Peter J. Hatch

The restoration of the flower gardens at Monticello in 1941, sponsored by the Garden Club of Virginia, was the result of Edwin Betts's scholarly research and Hazlehurst Perkins's practical gardening skills. Thomas Jefferson's Flower Garden at Monticello presents the evolution of Jefferson's... More