Extract from Thomas Jefferson’s First Inaugural Address

error of opinion may be tolerated, where reason is left free to combat it.

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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