Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Benjamin Waterhouse

the fact is that one new idea leads to another, that to a 3d and so on thro’ a course of time, until some one, with whom no one of these ideas was original, combines all together, and produces what is justly called a new invention.

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Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
Benjamin Waterhouse
Date Range
Date
March 3, 1818
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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