Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Gulian C. Verplanck, 24 May 1824

New York May 24th 1824


Permit me to offer a slight attempt to point out the manner in which the cultivation of the elegant Arts may be made subservient to the cause of liberty and patriotism, to the acceptance of one of the earliest and most accomplished patrons and lovers of the arts in this country and the first and most enlightened champion of our liberties.

I am with great respect your obdt Servt

Gulian C. Verplanck


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