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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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1791. CONVENTION (Virginia), Powers of.—

The convention of Virginia, which
organized their new government, had been
chosen before a separation from Great Britain
had been thought of in their State. They
had, therefore, none but the ordinary powers
of legislation. This leaves their act for organizing
the government subject to be altered
by every legislative assembly, and though no
general change in it has been made, yet its
effect has been controlled in several special
To M. de Meunier. Washington ed. viii, 283. Ford ed., iv, 139.
(P. 1786)