Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Edmund Randolph

I am sorry La Motte has put me to the expence of 140lt for a French translation of an English poem, as I make it a rule never to read translations where I can read the original.

PrC (DLC). Published in PTJ, 28:16.
Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
Edmund Randolph
Date Range
Date
February 3, 1794
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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