Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Joseph Priestley
|Washington Mar. 21. 1801.|
those who live by mystery & charlatanerie, fearing you would render them useless by simplifying the Christian philosophy, the most sublime & benevolent, but most perverted system that ever shone on man, endeavored to crush your well earnt, & well deserved fame.
PrC (DLC). Published in PTJ, 33:393.
March 21, 1801