Extract from Pierre Samuel Du Pont de Nemours to Jacques Necker
|New York 8 April 1801|
Mr. Jefferson is a very rare man. He must be considered among the great governors of nations.
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), 70.