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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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5124. MASON (J. M.), Red-hot Federalist.—
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5124. MASON (J. M.), Red-hot Federalist.—

I do not know Dr. [John M.] Mason


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personally, but by character well. He is the
most red-hot federalist, famous, or rather infamous
for the lying and slandering which he
vomited from the pulpit in the political harangues
with which he polluted the place.
I was honored with much of it. He is a man
who can prove everything if you will take his
word for proof. Such evidence of Hamilton's
being a republican he may bring; but Mr.
Adams, Edmund Randolph, and myself, could
repeat an explicit declaration of Hamilton's
against which Dr. Mason's proofs would weigh
To Joel Barlow. Washington ed. v, 495. Ford ed., ix, 269.
(M. 1810)