Extract from Thomas Jefferson to William Hamilton

during the ensuing summer came on the war-fever. those who caught it seemed to consider every man as their personal enemy who would not catch [. . .] their disorder, and many suffered themselves to think it was a sufficient cause for breaking off society with them.

PrC (DLC). Published in PTJ, 31:533–5.
Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
William Hamilton
Date Range
Date
April 22, 1800
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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