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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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4098. JEFFERSON (Thomas), History and.—
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4098. JEFFERSON (Thomas), History and.—

Nothing is so desirable to me, as that after mankind shall have been abused by such
gross falsehoods as to events while passing,
their minds should at length be set to rights
by genuine truth. And I can conscientiously
declare that as to myself, I wish that not only
no act but no thought of mine should be
To James Main. Washington ed. v, 373.
(W. Oct. 1808)