Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Adamantios Coray

the equal rights of man, and the happiness of every individual are now acknoleged to be the only legitimate objects of government. modern times have the signal advantage too of having discovered the only device by which these rights can be secured, to wit, government by the people.

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Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
Adamantios Coray
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Date
October 31, 1823
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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