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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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5994. NON-IMPORTATION, Efficacy of.—

The most eligible means of effecting
* * * the reestablishment of the constitutional
rights of our fellow-subjects, will be to
put an immediate stop to all imports from
Great Britain * * * and to all exports
thereto, * * * and immediately to discontinue
all commercial intercourse with every
part of the British Empire which shall not, in
like manner, break off their commerce with
Great Britain. [365]
Resolution of Albemarle County. Ford ed., i, 419.
(July 26, 1774)


Albermale was Jefferson's native county. The
date of putting the regulations into effect was October
1, 1775.—Editor.