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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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1957. “CURTIUS,” Letters of.—

I send you * * * one of the pieces, “Curtius”
* * *. It is evidently written by [Alexander] Hamilton, giving a first and general view
of the subject, that the public mind might be
kept a little in check, till he could resume the
subject more at large from the beginning, under
his second signature of “Camillus.” The piece
called “The Features of the Treaty,” I do not
send, because you have seen it in the newspapers.
It is said to be written by Coxe, but
I should rather suspect, by Beckley. The antidote
is certainly not strong enough for the
poison of “Curtius.” If I had not been informed
the present came from Beckley, I should
have suspected it from Jay or Hamilton. I
gave a copy or two, by way of experiment, to
honest, sound-hearted men of common understanding,
and they were not able to parry the
sophistry of “Curtius.” * * * For God's
sake take up your pen, and give a fundamental
reply to “Curtius” and “Camillus.”
To James Madison. Washington ed. iv, 121. Ford ed., vii, 31.
(M. Sep. 1795)


The letters of “Curtius” were written by Noah
Webster, except numbers 6-7, which were from the
pen of James Kent.—Note in Ford edition.