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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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3351. GALLATIN (Albert), Newspaper attacks.—

I have seen with infinite grief the
set which is made at you in the public papers,
and with the more as my name has been so
much used in it. I hope we both know one another
too well to receive impression from
circumstances of this kind. A twelve years'
intimate and friendly intercourse must be bet


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ter evidence to each of the dispositions of the
other than the letters of foreign ministers to
their courts, or tortured inferences from facts
true or false. I have too thorough a conviction
of your cordial good will towards me, and
too strong a sense of the faithful and able assistance
I received from you, to relinquish
them on any evidence but of my own senses.—
To Albert Gallatin. Washington ed. v, 538.
(M. 1810)