„I would never have drawn my sword in the cause of America, if I could have conceived that thereby I was founding a land of slavery.“

— Marquês de La Fayette, As quoted in a letter by Thomas Clarkson (3 October 1845), published in The Liberty Bell (1846), p. 64

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