Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Comte de Moustier

the Count de Moustier will find the affections of the Americans with France, but their habits with England. chained to that country by circumstances, embracing what they loathe, they realize the fable of the living & dead bound together.

PrC (DLC). Published in PTJ, 12:225.
Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
Comte de Moustier
Date Range
Date
October 9, 1787
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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