Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Congress

favorable to the immediate interests of our Western citizens, so auspicious to the peace & security of the nation in general, which adds to our country territories so extensive & fertile, & to our citizens new brethren to partake of the blessings of freedom & self-government

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Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
United States Congress
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Date
January 16, 1804
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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