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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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2996. FILIBUSTERISM, Punishment of.—

Let it be our endeavor * * * to restrain


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our citizens from embarking individually
in a war [192] in which their country takes
no part; to punish severely those persons,
citizen or alien, who shall usurp the cover
of our flag for vessels not entitled to it, infecting
thereby with suspicion those of real
Americans, and committing us into controversies
for the redress of wrongs not our
Third Annual Message. Washington ed. viii, 28. Ford ed., viii, 272.


Between England and France.—Editor.