Extract from Thomas Jefferson to George Wythe

I think by far the most important bill in our whole code is that for the diffusion of knowlege among the people. no other sure foundation can be devised for the preservation of freedom, and happiness.

PrC (DLC). Published in PTJ, 10:243–45.
George Wythe
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August 13, 1786
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