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Letter, 1801 March 23, Philad[elphi]a, [Pennsylvania] to Thomas Jefferson, n.p.

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dc.contributor.author Magoffin, James en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-10-12T18:43:26Z
dc.date.available 2011-10-12T18:43:26Z
dc.date.issued 1801-03-23 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Tucker-Coleman Papers: Series 2 Thomas Jefferson Correspondence, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10288/14836
dc.description.abstract Sends copy of Chipman's Principles of Government after hearing Jefferson speak favorably of it; was led by Jefferson's remarks to a perusal of the work; tendency of mass of people to receive principles second hand retards the progress of truth; men follow the beaten paths of antiquity even if incorrect rather than conduct deliberate research; truth demands only a candid search and always rewards laborer; prosperity of Philadelphia increasing due to hopes of reaching an understanding with France; en_US
dc.description.sponsorship College of William and Mary. Swem Library. Jefferson Project
dc.description.sponsorship Papers of Thomas Jefferson (Princeton University)
dc.description.sponsorship The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation
dc.language.iso eng
dc.subject Chipman, Nathaniel, 1752-1843 en_US
dc.subject Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence en_US
dc.title Letter, 1801 March 23, Philad[elphi]a, [Pennsylvania] to Thomas Jefferson, n.p. en_US
dc.type text en_US
dc.type.genre Letters (correspondence) en_US
dc.identifier.collectionId Mss. 40 T79
dcterms.isPartOf Tucker-Coleman Papers

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