Thomas Jefferson Quote

We might hope to see the nation's finances as clear and intelligible as a merchant's books, so that every member of [the] Union should be able to comprehend then to investigate abuses, and consequently to control them.


letter to his Secretary of the Treasury, Albert Gallatin, April 1, 1802

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We might hope to see the nation's finances as clear and intelligible as a merchant's books, so that every member of [the] Union should be able to...

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We might hope to see the nation's finances as clear and intelligible as a merchant's books, so that every member of [the] Union should be able to...

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We might hope to see the nation's finances as clear and intelligible as a merchant's books, so that every member of [the] Union should be able to...

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We might hope to see the nation's finances as clear and intelligible as a merchant's books, so that every member of [the] Union should be able to...