Extract from Thomas Jefferson to James Madison, as subsequently extracted and revised by Jefferson and enclosed in Thomas Jefferson to Uriah Forrest

the people ... are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.

PrC (DLC). Published in PTJ, 12:475–79.
Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
James Madison
Uriah Forrest
Date Range
Date
December 31, 1787
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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