Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Jean Nicolas Démeunier

being myself a warm zealot for the attainment & enjoiment by all mankind of as much liberty as each may exercise without injury to the equal liberty of his fellow citizens, I have lamented that in France the endeavors to obtain this should have been attended with the effusion of so much blood.

PrC (DLC). Published in PTJ, 28:340–2.
Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
Jean Nicolas Démeunier
Date Range
Date
April 29, 1795
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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