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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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2010. DEBT, Oppressive English.—

George III. in execution of the trust confided
to him, has, within his own day, loaded
the inhabitants of Great Britain with debts
equal to the whole fee-simple value of their
island, and under pretext of governing it,
has alienated its whole soil to creditors who
could lend money to be lavished on priests,
pensions, plunder and perpetual war. This
would not have been so, had the people retained
organized means of acting on their
agents. In this example, then, let us read a
lesson for ourselves, and not “go and do likewise.
To Samuel Kerchival Washington ed. vii, 36. Ford ed., x, 45.
(M. 1816)