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AUTHOR: Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)
QUOTATION: I have come to a resolution myself as I hope every good citizen will, never again to purchase any article of foreign manufacture which can be had of American make be the difference of price what it may.
ATTRIBUTION: THOMAS JEFFERSON, letter to B. S. Barton, February 26, 1815.—The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, ed. Andrew A. Lipscomb, vol. 19, p. 223 (1904).
SUBJECTS: Foreign policy