Monticello July 8. 20
Th: Jefferson presents to mr Marx his compliments & thanks for the Transactions of the Paris Sanhedrin, which he shall read with great interest, and with the regret he has ever felt at seeing, a sect the parent and basis of all those of Christendom, singled out by all of them for a persecution and oppression which prove they have profited nothing from the benevolent doctrines of him whom they profess to make. the model of their principles and practice.
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.