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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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7507. REVOLUTION (French), Famine and.—[further continued].
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7507. REVOLUTION (French), Famine and.—[further continued].

The want of bread is
very seriously dreaded through the whole kingdom.
Between twenty and thirty shiploads of
wheat and flour have already arrived from the
United States, and there will be about the same
quantity of rice sent from Charleston to this
country directly. * * * Paris consumes
about a shipload a day (say two hundred and
fifty tons).—
To William Carmichael. Washington ed. iii, 22.
(P. May. 1789)