Extract from Thomas Jefferson to James Monroe
|Philadelphia July 14. 1793.|
I become daily more & more convinced that all the West India islands will remain in the hands of the people of colour, & a total expulsion of the whites sooner or later take place. it is high time we should foresee the bloody scenes which [. . .] our children certainly, & possibly ourselves (South of Patowmac) have to wade through, & try to avert them.
PrC (DLC). Published in PTJ, 26:503.
July 14, 1793