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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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5187. MILITIA, Commissions in.—

Executive, apprehending they have no authority
to grant brevet commissions, refer
to the General Assembly the expedience of
authorizing them to give to this gentleman [321] a Lieutenant Colonel's commission by way of
To Speaker of House of Delegates. Ford ed., ii, 266.
(Wg. 1779)


M. Le Mair, a Frenchman, who had purchased
arms in Europe for Virginia and requested a brevetcommission
as a reward for his services. Jefferson
was then Governor of Virginia.—Editor.