Extract from Thomas Jefferson to the Citizens of Washington, DC

the station which we occupy among the nations of the earth ... the only monument of human rights, & the sole depository of the sacred fire of freedom & self-government

PoC (DLC). Dateline below signature. Published in PTJRS, 1:13–14.
Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
Washington D.C. Citizens
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Date
March 4, 1809
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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