Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Brissot de Warville

you know that nobody wishes more ardently to see an abolition not only of the trade but of the condition of slavery: and certainly nobody will be more willing to encounter every sacrifice for that object.

PrC (DLC). Published in PTJ, 12:577–78.
Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
Jean Plumard Brissot de Warville
Date Range
Date
February 11, 1788
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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