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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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601. ASYLUM, America as an.—[continued].

I think it fortunate for
the United States to have become the asylum
for so many virtuous patriots of different denominations;
but their circumstances, with
which you were so well acquainted before, enabled
them to be but a bare asylum, and to
offer nothing for them but an entire freedom
to use their own means and faculties as they
To M. de Meunier. Ford ed., vii, 13,
(M. 1795)