Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Pierre Samuel Du Pont de Nemours

I console myself with the reflection that those who will come after us will be as wise as we are, & as able to take care of themselves as we have been.

RC (DeGH: Pierre Samuel Du Pont de Nemours Papers, Winterthur Manuscripts). PoC (DLC). Tr (DeGH: H. A. Du Pont Papers, Winterthur Manuscripts); posthumous copy.
Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
Pierre Samuel Du Pont de Nemours
Date Range
Date
April 15, 1811
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson