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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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6113. OFFICES, Newspaper cajolery and.—
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6113. OFFICES, Newspaper cajolery and.—

I was not deluded by the eulogiums of
the public papers in the first moments of


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change. If they could have continued to get
all the loaves and fishes, that is, if I would
have gone over to them, they would continue
to eulogize. But I well knew that the moment
that such removals should take place, as the
justice of the preceding administration ought
to have executed, their hue and cry would be
set up, and they would take their old stand.
I shall disregard that also.—
To Elbridge Gerry. Washington ed. iv, 391. Ford ed., viii, 41.
(W. March. 1801)