Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Arthur Campbell

we owe gratitude to France, justice to England, good will to all, and subservience to none ... it was by the sober sense of our citizens that we were safely and steadily conducted from monarchy to republicanism, and it is by the same agency alone we can be kept from falling back.

PrC (DLC). Published in PTJ, 29:522–3.
Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
Arthur Campbell
Date Range
Date
September 1, 1797
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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