Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Albert Gallatin

there is no constitutional difficulty as to the acquisition of territory: and whether, when acquired, it may be taken into the union by the const. as it now stands, will become a question of expediency.

PrC (DLC); undated.
Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
Albert Gallatin
Date Range
Date
January 13, 1803
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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