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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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6164. OFFICE-HOLDERS, Recommendations.—[continued].

It is so far from being
improper to receive the communications you
had in contemplation as to arrangements [respecting
the offices] in your State, that I
have been in the constant expectation you


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would find time to do me the favor of calling
and making them, when we could in
conversation explain them better than by
writing, and I should with frankness and
thankfulness enter into the explanations.
The most valuable source of information we
have is that of the members of the Legislature,
and it is one to which I have resorted
and shall resort with great freedom.—
To Charles Pinckney. Ford ed., viii, 6.
(W. March. 1801)