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An honorable Peace is and always was my first wish! I can take no delight in the effusion of human Blood; but, if this War should continue, I wish to have the most active part in it.Jones, John Paul
Source: JOHN PAUL JONES, letter to Gouverneur Morris, September 2, 1782.Robert Morris Letter Book, Rosenbach Collection No. 33, Manuscript Collection, U.S. Naval Academy Museum, Annapolis, Maryland. This sentence is reprinted in Lincoln Lorenz, John Paul Jones, Fighter for Freedom and Glory, p. xiv . · This quote is about uncategorised · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
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