Title page from The Works, vol. 8 (Correspondence 1793-1798)

Part of: The Works of Thomas Jefferson, 12 vols. The Works, vol. 8 (Correspondence 1793-1798)

Volume 8 of the “Federal Edition” of Jefferson’s works in 12 volumes edited by Paul Leicester Ford in 1904-05. This volume contains various letters and papers from the years 1793-1798.

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Our political situation is prodigiously changed since you left us. Instead of that noble love of liberty, and that republican government, which carried us triumphantly thro the dangers of the war, an Anglo-Monarchio-Aristocratic party has arisen. Their avowed object is to impose on us the…