Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Edward Coles

I have seen no proposition so expedient on the whole, as that of emancipation of those [slaves] born after a given day, and of their education and expatriation at a proper age.

RC (NjP). Published in PTJRS, 7:603–5.
Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
Edward Coles
Date Range
Date
August 25, 1814
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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