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I am for a government rigorously frugal & simple, applying all the possible savings of the public revenue to the discharge of the national debt; and not for a multiplication of officers & salaries merely to make partisans, & for increasing, by every device, the public debt, on the principle of its being a public blessing.

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Source Notes: Source: Vice President THOMAS JEFFERSON, letter to Elbridge Gerry, January 26, 1799.The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, ed. Paul L. Ford, vol. 7, p. 327 .

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