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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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2109. DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE, Consideration of.—

proceeded * * * on July 1st to consider
the Declaration of Independence, which had
been reported and laid on the table the Friday
preceding, and on Monday referred to a
committee of the whole. * * * The debates,
having taken up the greater parts of
the 2d, 3d and 4th days of July, were, on the
evening of the last, closed; the Declaration
was reported by the committee, agreed to
by the House, and signed by every member
present, except Mr. [John] Dickinson. [132]
Autiobiography. Washington ed. i, 19. Ford ed., i, 28.

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“Thus,” says Knight, in his History of England,
“on the 4th of July, was completed what has been
not unjustly termed the most memorable public
document which history records.”—Editor.