Extract from Thomas Jefferson to William Duane

Our laws, language, religion, politics, & manners are so deeply laid in English foundations, that we shall never cease to consider their history as a part of ours, and to study ours in that as it’s origin.

PoC (DLC). Published in PTJRS, 3:4–7.
Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
William Duane
Date Range
Date
August 12, 1810
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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