Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Samuel Cowdrey, 9 August 1808

Monticello Aug. 9. 08.

Th: Jefferson presents his compliments to mr Cowdrey and his thanks to himself & the Committee of the Wallabout for the copy of their publication which has come safely to hand. if the records it contains can inculcate in nations a due regard to humanity even towards their enemies, and the advantages as well as the duty of lessening the evils of war, a great good will be effected.

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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