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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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2443. ELECTIONS, Federal Interference with.—[further continued] .

You mention that “Dr.
Logan had informed the person that he had
just received a letter from you [me], exhorting
him to use all his influence to procure the
reelection of Governor McKean, for that to
displace him would be extremely injurious to
the republican cause.” Whatever may be the
personal esteem I entertain for Governor McKean,
and the harmony with which we acted
when members of the same body, I never conceived
that that would justify my taking sides
against Mr. Snyder, or endeavoring in any
way to influence the free choice of the State.
I, therefore, have never written any such letter,
nor a letter of such import to any
mortal. And further, my long and intimate
acquaintance with Dr. Logan, and my knowledge
of his strict honor, leave the fullest conviction
in my mind that there has been some
mistake in the hearing, understanding, or
quoting his words.—
To Thomas Liet. Ford ed., viii, 354.
(M. Aug. 1805)