Extract from Thomas Jefferson to James Monroe

some men are born for the public. nature by fitting them for the service of the human race on a broad scale, has stamped them with the evidences of her destination & their duty

RC (DLC: James Monroe Papers). PrC (DLC). Published in PTJ, 39:328–31.
Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
James Monroe
Date Range
Date
January 13, 1803
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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