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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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4088. JAY TREATY, Political effects of.—

The British treaty produced a schism
that went on widening and rankling till the
years '98 and '99, when a final dissolution of
all bonds, civil and social, appeared imminent.
In that awful crisis, the people awakened
from the frenzy into which they had been
thrown, began to return to their sober and
ancient principles, and have now become fivesixths
of one sentiment, to wit, for peace,
economy, and a government bottomed on
popular election in its legislative and executive
To Benjamin Hawkins. Washington ed. iv, 465. Ford ed., viii, 212.
(W. Feb. 1803)