Richard Henry Lee to Landon Carter

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In this document, Thomas Jefferson recalls the life and political career of his fellow Virginian, Patrick Henry. Although he acknowledges Henry’s eloquence and commitment to the revolutionary cause, he is critical of Henry’s inability to present well-reasoned arguments. He also attacks Henry’s greed and hypocrisy in land speculation.

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