Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from John Cartwright, 29 February 1824

London 29th February 1824


Books, which in the service of virtue, breathe a vital spirit, must be supposed ambitious of appearing where kindred spirits associate. As such, the Writer hopes that the work entitled “The English Constitution Produced and Illustrated,” may be found not unworthy of acceptance by a Seminary of Science where “Government” is a prominent study.

In this hope he subscribes himself your fellow labourer and friend

John Cartwright

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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