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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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4401. LAND TAX, Proposed.—[further continued].
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4401. LAND TAX, Proposed.—[further continued].

The land tax is now on
the carpet to raise two millions of dollars; yet
I think they must at least double it. * * * I
presume, therefore, the tax on lands, houses


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and negroes, will be a dollar a head on the
population of each State.—
To James Monroe. Washington ed. iv, 242. Ford ed., vii, 256.
(Pa., May. 1798)