Old saying

Old sayingFound quote inside the museum exhibit under the St. Louis arch.

“There is one the globe one single spot, the possessor of which is our natural and habitual enemy. It is New Orleans…”

Thomas Jefferson

Letter to R. Livingston, April 18, 1802

I just wonder if he is referring to the French or some other natural force…

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