Extract from Thomas Jefferson to Edward Rutledge

I love to see honest men & honorable men at the helm, men who will not bend their politics to their purses, nor pursue measures by which they may profit, & then profit by their measures.

PrC (DLC). Published in PTJ, 29:231–3.
AIR JORDAN
Author
Thomas Jefferson
Recipient
Edward Rutledge
Date Range
Date
December 27, 1796
Collection
Quotes by and about Thomas Jefferson