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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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2998. FILIBUSTERISM, Restraining.—
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2998. FILIBUSTERISM, Restraining.—

That individuals should undertake to wage
private war, independently of the authority of
their country, cannot be permitted in a well
ordered society. Its tendency to produce aggression
on the laws and rights of other
nations, and to endanger the peace of our own
is so obvious, that I doubt not you will adopt
measures for restraining it effectually in
Fourth Annual Message. Washington ed. viii, 34. Ford ed., viii, 326.