Extract from Thomas Jefferson to George Fleming

I presume, like the rest of us in the country, you are in the habit of houshold manufacture, and that you will not, like too many, abandon it on the return of peace, to enrich our late enemy, and to nourish foreign agents in our bosom, whose baneful influence & intrigues cost us so much embarrasment & dissension.

PoC (DLC). Published in PTRJS, 9:303.
Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
George Fleming
Date Range
Date
December 29, 1815
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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