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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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679. BANKRUPTCY, Agriculturists and.—[continued].
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679. BANKRUPTCY, Agriculturists and.—[continued].

The bankrupt bill is brought on with some very threatening features
to landed and farming men, who are
in danger of being drawn into its vortex. It
assumes the right of seizing and selling lands,
and so cuts the knotty question of the Constitution,
whether the General Government May
direct the transmission of land by descent or
To John Francis Mercer. Washington ed. iii, 495. Ford ed., vi, 148.
(Pa., 1792)