Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Pseudonym: "A Citizen Among Ten Thousand", 16 March 1808

rec’d 16 Mch. 1808

To the President of the United States.

Read the within. Who are the enemies of this Country? It’s Rulers. What do they deserve? Hell. Avaunt thou Tryant. If thou canst not be saved by reformation go to hell as thy proper abode. O thou disturber of the peace—thou destroyer of thousands! What hast thou done? Ask Bonaparte. Ask the Devil. Thy grave will not secure thy bones from burning.

A Citizen

among ten thousand

NB. We shall have a Civil War soon

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