Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Joseph Jones

with all the defects of our constitutions, whether general or particular, the comparison of our governments with those of Europe are like a comparison of heaven & hell. England, like the earth, may be allowed to take the intermediate station.

PrC (DLC). Published in PTJ, 12:33–5.
Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
Joseph Jones
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Date
August 14, 1787
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson
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