Quote Of The Day: Thomas Jefferson

 

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Thomas Jefferson. 
National Archives Identifier: 532932  Local Identifier: Presidents List 17 Creator: George Washington Bicentennial Commission. ca. 1924-ca. 12/31/193

“I congratulate you, my dear friend, on the law of your state for suspending the importation of slaves, and for the glory you have justly acquiredby endeavoring to prevent it for ever. This abomination must have an end and there is a superior bench reserved in heaven for those who hasten it”

To Edward Rutledge, Paris, July 14, 1787

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