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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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4588. LEGISLATURES, Division of.—

The Legislature shall be separated by lot into
two chambers, which shall be called [a and w] [298] on the first day of their session in every week;
which separation shall be effected by presenting
to the representatives from each county
separately a number of lots equal to their own
number, if it be an even one or to the next
even number above, if their number be odd,


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one half of which lots shall be distinctively
marked for the one chamber and the other
half for the other, and each member shall be,
for that week, of the chamber whose lot he
draws. Members not present at the first
drawing for the week shall draw on their
first attendance after.—
Notes for a Constitution. Ford ed., vi, 521.


The brackets and enclosures are Jefferson's.——Editor.