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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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4623. LEGISLATURES, Virginia.—[further continued].

The Senate shall consist of not less than [15] [299] nor more than [50]
members, who shall be appointed by the
House of Representatives. One-third of them
shall be removed out of office by lot at the
end of the first [three] years, and their places
be supplied by a new appointment; one other
third shall be removed by lot, in like manner,
at the end of the second [three] years and
their places be supplied by a new appointment;
after which one-third shall be removed
annually at the end of every [three]
years according to seniority. When once removed,
they shall be forever incapable of being
reappointed to that House. Their qualifications
shall be an oath of fidelity to the
State, and of duty in their office, the being
[31] years of age at the least, and the having
given no bribe, directly or indirectly, to obtain
their appointment. While in the senatorial
office, they shall be incapable of holding
any public pension, or post of profit, either
themselves, or by others for their use.—
Proposed Va. Constitution. Ford ed., ii, 15.
(June. 1776)


The brackets and figures within them are Jefferson's.—Editor.