Extract from Thomas Jefferson to William Rogers and William Staughton

I deem it the duty of every man to devote a certain proportion of his income for charitable purposes, & that it is his further duty to see it so applied as to do the most good of which it is capable.

PoC (DLC). The letter is in response to William Rogers and William Staughton, Philadelphia, 24 Feb. 1806 (ViW), but TJ incorrectly addressed it to “Doctors Rogers & Slaughter.”
Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
William Rogers
William Staughton
Date Range
Date
March 2, 1806
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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