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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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1584. CONGRESS, Rules for.—

No person
to read printed papers. Every Colony
present, unless divided, to be counted. No
person to vote unless present when the question
is put. No person to walk while the
question is putting. Every person to sit while
not speaking. Orders of day at 12 o'clock.
Amendments first proposed to be first put.
Committees or officers to be named before
ballot. Call of the House every morning;
absentees to be noted and returned to Convention.
No members to be absent without
leave of the House, or written order of Convention
on pain of being returned to Convention.
Notes of Rules for Congress. Ford ed., ii, 60.


Jefferson was member of a committee to frame
rules for the Congress.—Editor.