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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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1005. BURR'S (A.) TREASON, Suppressed.—
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1005. BURR'S (A.) TREASON, Suppressed.—

I informed Congress at their last session [62] of the enterprises against the public
peace which were believed to be in preparation
by Aaron Burr and his associates, of the measures
taken to defeat them, and to bring the offenders
to justice. Their enterprises were happily
defeated by the patriotic extertions of the
militia wherever called into action, by the fidelity
of the army, and energy of the commander-in-chief
in promptly arranging the difficulties
presenting themselves on the Sabine, repairing to
meet those arising on the Mississippi, and dissipating,
before their explosion, plots engendering
Seventh Annual Message. Washington ed. viii, 87. Ford ed., ix, 162.
(Oct. 1807)


Jefferson sent a message to Congress, January 22,
1807, giving a record of the facts in Burr's conspiracy.—Editor.