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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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4618. LEGISLATURES, Unit of representation.—
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4618. LEGISLATURES, Unit of representation.—

The Legislature shall provide
that returns be made to themselves periodically
of the qualified voters in every county,
by their name and qualification; and from the
whole number of qualified voters * * * such an unit of representation shall be
* * * taken as will keep the number of representatives
within the limits of 150 and 300,
allowing to every county a representative for
every unit and fraction of more than half an
unit it contains.—
Notes for a Va. Constitution. Ford ed., vi, 520.