Thomas Jefferson Quote

The application requisite to the duties of the office I hold [governor of Virginia] is so excessive, and the execution of them after all so imperfect, that I have determined to retire from it at the close of the present campaign.


The Papers of Thomas Jefferson: 18 June, 1779 to 30 September, 1780 (ed. 1951)

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The application requisite to the duties of the office I hold [governor of Virginia] is so excessive, and the execution of them after all so...

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The application requisite to the duties of the office I hold [governor of Virginia] is so excessive, and the execution of them after all so...

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The application requisite to the duties of the office I hold [governor of Virginia] is so excessive, and the execution of them after all so...

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The application requisite to the duties of the office I hold [governor of Virginia] is so excessive, and the execution of them after all so...