Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Thomas Leiper

not in our day; but at no distant one, we may shake a rod over the heads of all, which may make the stoutest of them tremble. but I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.

RC (PWacD: Sol Feinstone Collection, on deposit PPAmP). PoC (DLC).
Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
Thomas Leiper
Date Range
Date
June 12, 1815
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson