Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Benjamin Rush

for I have sworn upon the altar of god eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.

RC (DLC: Benjamin Rush Papers). PrC (DLC). Published in PTJ, 32: 166–9.
Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
Benjamin Rush
Date Range
Date
September 23, 1800
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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