Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Benjamin H. Latrobe

I think that the work when finished will be a durable and honorable monument of our infant republic, and will bear favorable comparison with the remains of the same kind of the antient republics of Greece & Rome.

PoC (DLC). Published in PTJRS, 1:595–6.
Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
Benjamin H. Latrobe
Date Range
Date
October 9, 1809
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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