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The Jeffersonian cyclopedia;

a comprehensive collection of the views of Thomas Jefferson classified and arranged in alphabetical order under nine thousand titles relating to government, politics, law, education, political economy, finance, science, art, literature, religious freedom, morals, etc.;

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112. ADMINISTRATION, Confidence in.—
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112. ADMINISTRATION, Confidence in.—

In a government like ours it is necessary
to embrace in its administration as great a
mass of confidence as possible, by employing
those who have a character with the public,
of their own, and not merely a secondary one
through the Executive. [15]
The Anas. Washington ed. ix, 208. Ford ed.,
i, 312.
(April. 1806)


Answer to Aaron Burr's solicitations for an office.—Editor.