Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Lafayette

the disease of liberty is catching: those armies will take it in the South, carry it thence to their own country spread there the infection of revolution & representative government, and raise it’s people from the prone condition of brutes to the erect attitude of man.

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Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
Lafayette
Date Range
Date
December 26, 1820
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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