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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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5097. MARKETS, Tobacco.—

While the
navigating and provision States, who are the
majority, can keep open all the markets, or at
least sufficient ones for their objects, the
cries of the tobacco makers, who are the
minority, and not at all in favor, will hardly


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be listened to. It is truly the fable of the
monkey pulling the nuts out of the fire with
the cat's paw; and it shows that George
Mason's proposition in the [Federal] Convention
was wise, that on laws regulating
commerce, two-thirds of the votes should be
required to pass them.—
To James Madison. Washington ed. iv, 323. Ford ed., vii, 432.
(Pa., March. 1800)

See Tobacco.