Extract from Lafayette to George Washington

I am More and More pleased with Mr jefferson. His abilities, His Virtues, His temper, Every thing of Him Commands Respect and Attracts Attention. He Enjoys Universal Regard, and does the Affairs of America to perfection it is the Happiest choice that Could Be Made.

RC (MH). Published in the Papers of George Washington: Confederation Series (W. W. Abbot, Dorothy Twohig, Philander D. Chase, Theodore J. Crackel, and others, eds., 1983–), 6:5–7.
Author
Lafayette
Recipient
George Washington
Date Range
Date
January 1, 1788
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
Repository
MH