The Jefferson Suite (Part II)

By Shane Newell

I shared my post “Flipping Jefferson’s Desk” with the Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello to get their opinion on my theory. Their associate curator, Diane Ehrenpreis, was not even remotely convinced. She referred to “first hand accounts that Jefferson used the three pieces of furniture as we [Monticello] show.” She described the use of casters as to how Jefferson could get his legs under the desk. She also claimed my arrangement would not fit in the cabinet room…

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