Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Destutt de Tracy

permit me now to render my portion of the general debt of gratitude, by acknolegements in advance for the singular benefaction which is the subject of this letter, to tender my wishes for the continuance of a life so usefully employed, and to add the assurances of my perfect esteem and respect.

PoC (DLC). Tr (ViU: TJP); posthumous fragment of extract with commentary. Published in PTJRS, 3:334–9.
Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
Destutt de Tracy
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Date
January 26, 1811
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Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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