An elegantly designed, beautifully composed volume of personal letters from
famous American men and women that celebrates the American Experience and
illuminates the rich history of some of America's most storied families.
Posterity is at once an epistolary chronicle of America and a fascinating
glimpse into the hearts and minds of some of history's most admired figures.
Spanning more than three centuries, these letters contain enduring lessons in
life and love, character and compassion that will surprise and enlighten.
Included here are letters from Thomas Jefferson to his daughter, warning her of
the evils of debt; General Patton on D-Day to his son, a cadet at West