Extract from Thomas Jefferson to William Carmichael

I was much pleased with many & essential parts of this instrument from the beginning. but I thought I saw in it many faults, great & small. what I have read & reflected has brought me over from several of my objections of the first moment, and to acquiesce under some others.

PrC (DLC). Published in PTJ, 13:229–35.
Thomas Jefferson
William Carmichael
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June 3, 1788
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