Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. The Jeffersonian Cyclopedia
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160. ADVICE, Friendship in. —

No apologies for writing or speaking to me freely are necessary. On the contrary, nothing my friends can do is so dear to me, and proves to me their friendship so clearly, as the information they give me of their sentiments and those of others on interesting points where I am to act, and where information and warning are so essential to excite in me that due reflection which ought to precede action. —

TITLE: To Wilson C. Nicholas.
EDITION: Washington ed. iv, 507.
EDITION: Ford ed., viii, 248.
PLACE: Monticello
DATE: 1803


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