Thomas Jefferson to Ezra Stiles Ely

Get a FREE ebook of Family Prayers from Proverbs! * indicates required Email Address * First Name * Last Name What’s your primary interest in this subscription? American history Building my faith in God Learning about God’s Law Monticello June 25, 19. Your favor Sir. of the 14th has been duly recieved, and with it …

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Thomas Jefferson on the Ethics of Jesus, the Jews, and the Philosophers

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Thomas Jefferson to Benjamin Rush on Christianity

TO DOCTOR BENJAMIN RUSH. Washington, April 21, 1803. Dear Sir, In some of the delightful conversations with you, in the evenings of 1798-99, and which served as an anodyne to the afflictions of the crisis through which our country was then laboring, the Christian religion was sometimes our topic: and I then promised you, that, …

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Jefferson to Washington on the Ransom of Prisoners from Pirates

28 Dec. 1790 The Secretary of State, having had under Consideration the Situation of the Citizens of the United States in Captivity at Algiers, makes the following Report thereupon to the President of the United States. When the House of Representatives, at their late Session, were pleased to refer to the Secretary of State, the …

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Jefferson to David Hartley on Politics in America

TO DAVID HARTLEY. Paris, September 5, 1785. Dear Sir, Your favor of April the 15th happened to be put into my hands at the same time with a large parcel of letters from America, which contained a variety of intelligence. It was then put where I usually place my unanswered letters; and I, from time …

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