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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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general, I am confident that you will receive
notice of the [trade] regulations of this country
[France] respecting their islands, by the
way of those islands before you will from
hence [Paris]. Nor can this be remedied but
by a system of bribery which would end in the
corruption of your own ministers, and produce
no good adequate to the expense.—
To James Monroe. Washington ed. i, 590. Ford ed., iv, 250.
(P. 1786)

See Corruption.