Memoir, Correspondence, and Miscellanies, from the Papers of Thomas Jefferson

Memoir, Correspondence, and Miscellanies, from the Papers of Thomas Jefferson

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"[...] Washington, November 14, 1803. Sir, I have duly received the volume on the claims of literature; which you did me the favor to send me through Mr. Monroe: and have read with satisfaction the many judicious reflections it contains, on the condition of the respectable class of literary men. The efforts for their relief, made by a society of private citizens, are truly laudable: but they are, as you justly observe, but a palliation of an evil, the cure of which calls for all the wisdom and the means of the nation. The greatest evils of populous society have ever appeared to me to spring from the[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 604 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 31mm | 798g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507680449
  • 9781507680445

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