Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Thomas Mann Randolph

in the science of government Montesquieu’s spirit of laws is generally recommended. it contains indeed a great number of political truths; but also an equal number of heresies: so that the reader must be constantly on his guard.

RC (DLC). PrC (DLC). Published in PTJ, 16:448–50.
Thomas Jefferson
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May 30, 1790
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