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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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3321. FUGITIVES, Murderers.—[continued].
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3321. FUGITIVES, Murderers.—[continued].

Murder is one of the extreme
crimes justifying a denial of habitation, arrest and redelivery. It should be carefully
restrained by definition to homicide of
malice prepense, and not of the nature of
* * * The only rightful subject
then of arrest and delivery, for which we
have need [to provide by convention], is
Report on Spanish Convention. Washington ed. iii, 352. Ford ed., v, 482.