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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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3816. HUMPHREYS (David), Attacks on.—
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3816. HUMPHREYS (David), Attacks on.—

Colonel Humphreys is attacked in the
[American] papers for his French airs, for
bad poetry, bad prose, vanity, &c. It is said his
dress, in so gay a style, gives general disgust
against him. * * * He seems fixed with General
Washington. [244]
To William Short. Washington ed. ii, 574. Ford ed., v, 71.
(P. 1789)


Washington made him his private secretary.——Editor.