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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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7672. ROTATION IN OFFICE, Abandonment of.—[further continued].
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7672. ROTATION IN OFFICE, Abandonment of.—[further continued].

The abandoning the
principle of necessary rotation in the Senate
has, I see, been disapproved by many; in the
case of the President, by none. I readily,
therefore, suppose my opinion wrong, when
opposed by the majority, as in the former instance,
and the totality, as in the latter. In
this, however, I should have done it with
more complete satisfaction, had we all judged
from the same position.—
To James Madison. Washington ed. ii, 447. Ford ed., v, 48.
(P. July. 1788)