Extract from Alexander Hamilton to John Steele

There was a time when I should have ballanced between Mr. Jefferson & Mr. Adams; but I now view the former as a man of sublimated & paradoxical imagination—cherishing notions incompatible with regular and firm government.

RC (NcU: Southern Historical Collection).
Author
Alexander Hamilton
Recipient
John Steele
Date Range
Date
October 15, 1792
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson