Extract from Thomas Jefferson’s First Inaugural Address

every difference of opinion, is not a difference of principle. we have called by different names brethren of the same principle. we are all republicans: we are all federalists.

MS (DLC 110: 18836–7). Transcription based on text published in Washington National Intelligencer, 4 Mar. 1801, and Jefferson’s manuscript (DLC 110: 18836–7). Published in PTJ, 33:134–52.
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Thomas Jefferson
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March 4, 1801
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Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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