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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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747. BARBARY STATES, A Confederation against.—
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747. BARBARY STATES, A Confederation against.—

I was very unwilling that
we should acquiesce in the European humiliation
of paying a tribute to those * * * pirates,
and endeavored to form an association
of the powers subject to habitual depredations
from them. I accordingly prepared, and
proposed to their ministers at Paris, for consultation
with their governments, articles of a
special confederation.—
Autobiography. Washington ed. i, 65. Ford ed., i, 91.