JEFFERSON'S 1816 LETTER TO DUPONT DE NEMOURS ON DEMOCRATIC GOVERNMENT
> I applaud your valuable Thomas Jefferson website. I have been somewhat > frustrated in seeking the entire contents of his letter to Dupont de Nemours > in 1816. Your site seems to come the closest and has several quotes from that > letter, but not the letter in its entirety and not the specific quote/section > I seek. > > Can you point us to a site that contains the entirety of that letter? The letter to Dupont of April 24, 1816, is in the Library of America volume of Jefferson's Writings (Peterson, ed.). That book is available in any public library (or should be). It is also available on line on page 487 of volume 14 of the Writings of Thomas Jefferson located at Writings of Jefferson, Vol. 14 That is the edition edited by Bergh. To locate it, put 487 in your Search/Find browser function.
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