The custodians of Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's estate, have posted the following photo on the Facebook page for the historic site:
Accompanying the photo is a quote from a letter Jefferson wrote to C.W.F. Dumas, in May 1786: "The English are still our enemies....The spirit existing there, and rising in America, has a very lowering aspect. To what events it may give birth, I cannot foresee. We are young, and can survive them; but their rotten machine must crush under the trial."
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