Extract from Thomas Jefferson to the Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church at New London, Connecticut

No provision in our constitution ought to be dearer to man, than that which protects the rights of conscience against the enterprizes of the civil authority.

PoC (DLC); dateline below signature.
Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church
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Date
February 4, 1809
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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