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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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6196. OLIVE, Importing trees.—[continued].
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6196. OLIVE, Importing trees.—[continued].

I have arrived at Baltimore
from Marseilles forty olive trees of the
best kind, and a box of seed, the latter to raise
stocks, and the former, cuttings to enfraft on
the stocks. I am ordering them on instantly
to Charleston. * * * Another cargo is on
its way from Bordeaux, so that I hope to secure
the commencement of this culture, and


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from the best species. Sugar and oil will be no
mean addition to the articles of our culture.—
To President Washington. Washington ed. iii, 255. Ford ed., v, 327.
(Pa., 1791)