Thomas Jefferson Papers
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From Thomas Jefferson to Benjamin Waterhouse, 9 March 1805

Washington Mar. 9. 05.

Th: Jefferson to
Doctr. Waterhouse

Legerat hujus Amor titulum nomenque libelli.

Bella mihi, video, bella parantur, ait.

So Ovid introduces his book Remediorum amoris, a lecture against tobacco was calculated to excite a similar alarm in a Virginian, & a cultivator of tobacco. however being a friend neither to it’s culture nor consequences, I thank you for the pamphlet, and wish a succesful opposition to this organ of Virginia influence, as well as to every other injurious to our physical, moral or political well being. Accept my friendly & respectful salutations.

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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