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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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1962. DAYTON (Jonathan), Becomes a Federalist.—

You will have perceived that
Dayton has gone over completely. He expects
to be appointed Secretary of War, in the room
of M'Henry, who, it is said, will retire. He has
been told, as report goes, that they would not
have confidence enough in him to appoint him.
The desire of inspiring them with more, seems
the only way to account for the eclat which he
chooses to give to his conversion. [117]
To James Madison. Washington ed. iv, 211. Ford ed., vii, 202.
(P. Feb. 1798)


Dayton became implicated with Aaron Burr in his
treasonable enterprise, and in August, 1807, applied
to Jefferson to be admitted to bail. Jefferson declined
on the ground that, “when a person, charged
with an offence, is placed in the possession of the Judiciary
authority, the laws commit to that solely the
whole direction of the case; and any interference
with it on the part of the Executive would be an encroachment
on their independence, and open to just
Ford ed., ix, 126.