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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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2216. DICKINSON (John), Character.—[continued].
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2216. DICKINSON (John), Character.—[continued].

He was so honest a man,
and so able a one that he was greatly indulged
even by those who could not feel his scruples. [144]
Autobiography. Washington ed. i, 11. Ford ed., i, 17.


John Dickinson was one of the delegates from
Delaware in the Continental Congress and in the
proceedings leading up to the Declaration of Independence,
he, to quote Jefferson (i, 11), “retained
the hope of reconciliation with the mother country,
and was unwilling it should be lessened by offensive