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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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381. APPORTIONMENT, Basis of.—

The number of Representatives for each
county, or borough, shall be so proportioned
to the number of its qualified electors, that
the whole number of representatives shall not
exceed 300, nor be less than 125. For the
present there shall be one representative for
every—qualified electors in each county or
borough; but whenever this, or any future
proportion, shall be likely to exceed or fall
short of the limits before mentioned, it shall
be again adjusted by the House of Representatives.—
Proposed Va. Constitution. Ford ed., ii, 15.
(June. 1776)