Extract from Pierre Samuel Du Pont de Nemours to Jacques Necker
|Paris December 4, 1803|
and under the government of the excellent Mr Jefferson, one needs no other protection than the usefulness of one’s work.
Published in James F. Marshall, trans. and ed., De Staël–Du Pont Letters: Correspondence of Madame de Staël and Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours and Other Members of the Necker and du Pont Families (1968), 186.