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Extract from Thomas Jefferson to George Rogers Clark, 25 Dec. 1780 [Quote]

we shall divert through our own Country a branch of commerce which the European States have thought worthy of the most important struggles and sacrifices, and in the event of peace on terms which have been contemplated by some powers we shall form to the American union a barrier against the...

Extract from Edmund Randolph to James Madison, 20 Sep. 1782 [Quote]

Mrs Jefferson has at last shaken off her tormenting pains by yielding to them, and has left our friend inconsolable. I ever thought him to rank domestic happiness in the first class of the chief good; but I scarcely supposed, that his grief would be so violent, as to justify the circulating...