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Essays on the Principles of Morality and Natural Religion

Essays on the Principles of Morality and Natural Religion Government Law and Politics Philosophy American Revolution

The image reflects Jefferson's handwriting on his copy of Essays on the Principles of Morality and Natural Religion by Henry Home (Lord Kames).  The entire work is available online, thanks to Google Books.

Jefferson had the words of Lord Kames in mind as he worked on the Declaration of Independence.


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