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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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7224. RELIGION, Freedom of.—[further continued] .
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7224. RELIGION, Freedom of.—[further continued] .

We [the Assembly of
Virginia] * * * declare that the rights
hereby asserted [in the Statute of Religious
Freedom] are of the natural rights of mankind,
and that if any act shall be hereafter
passed to repeal the present [act], or to narrow
its operations, such act will be an infringement
of natural right.—
Statute of Religious Freedom. Washington ed. viii, 456. Ford ed., ii, 239.