Useful plant (Quotation)

From Thomas Jefferson Encyclopedia

"the greatest service which can be rendered any country is to add an useful plant to it's culture; especially a bread grain. next in value to bread, is oil."
- Thomas Jefferson Memorandum of Services to My Country, after 2 September 1800[1]

Footnotes

  1. PTJ, 32:124. Polygraph copy at the Library of Congress.